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Families
Join us as a digital volunteer because each one's grain of sand can contribute to make the change

Our volunteers are creating a digital library of activities to keep contact with families during these times, and ensure the continuity of the programs.

Partners Families
It is everyone’s responsibility to ensure that no one is left behind

Despair, and a deep loneliness that was already there before 14th of March is now much greater, and much more difficult to bear for the vulnerable families. This is what Felipe, who leads THSN partner ITACA activities in the outskirts of Barcelona, says about the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. In cities that were built to be consumed and not to be lived, what these families and their children need most is information, help to cover their basic needs but also psychological and educational support.

Partners Families
Vulnerable families are in a worse situation than before, and we wish to stay on their side

Even in the post-lock-down period, the needs of the vulnerable families are the same, but their situation is getting worse day after day. That's why Laurent, who leads Intermèdes Robinson activities in the southern Parisian region, says: 'We could not stop our activities. On the contrary, we had to multiply them. We focus on the essential needs: food, basic hygiene materials, and products for babies.'

Partners Families
Seize the opportunity, give time!

Lukas Fuhs, Sales consultant from Vienna, encourages his colleges to join The Human Safety Net

Partners Families
Families can text or call us if they have any doubt, or if they need someone to listen to them.

The most urgent need for families is to be safe, well-fed, warm, and supported. In Argentina, Covid-19 pandemics is developing when the winter season is approaching, on top of a deep economic crisis. So THSN partner Haciendo Camino had to act quickly to adapt. But Mariana, executive director of the organization that runs 12 children centres supporting in total 1,500 families in Northern Argentina says that ‘we are so used to work in crisis and dealing with difficult situations that the whole team was very ready to face all the changes'. Discover more in this interview with Mariana, executive director of local THSN partner Haciendo Camino.

Partners Families
What we did was something that we've never done before

The COVID-19 outbreak strongly impacted the lives of vulnerable people in Malaysia so THSN partner Generasi Gemilang started new ways to help the families they follow. Watch the video interview to Melissa, CEO of Generasi Gemilang, to learn more.

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