As the Covid-19 crisis continues to rage across India, Apnalaya CEO Arun Kumar was interviewed by ABC Australia on May 6, 2021, where he spoke about the impact it has had on the urban poor and marginalised.
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The Times of India article highlights how non-profits are pushing through hard times, as donors – both individuals and corporates – diverted their funds to Covid relief and PM Cares fund, while the FCRA bill in September imposed stiff conditions on bigger organisations and stopped their transfer to smaller ones.
In conversation with Hindustan Times, Arun Kumar says the situation is more alarming than any other part of the city. “M-East has the highest disenfranchised, unenumerated people in Mumbai. The government records show its population as little over eight lakh, when it has a population of 12 lakh. The testing abysmally low.”