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The COVID Hero Project

The battle against COVID-19 is being fought on the ground by millions of little-known frontline community healthcare workers. They risk their lives every day to serve their community and, most important, bring hope to millions of not so privileged households across rural and semi-urban India. From Sanitation to Community Awareness to Medical assistance, frontline workers are the true heroes in this crisis. They share their stories with the COVID Hero Project.

'Working for My People,' an ASHA worker on the frontline

1:57 mins

Sulochana Devi, an ASHA worker, is working at the frontlines. She has been conducting regular surveys in the pandemic as she guides the local community on the do's and don'ts of fighting this pandemic war.

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Heavy workload and long-hours, an ASHA worker's new reality

1:43 mins

Meet Manju Dubey, a fearless ASHA worker, who works day and night to protect her community. She continues to map the local community, creating awareness, dealing with stigma and the increased burden of an extensive population that needs to be trained in fighting the pandemic.

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Poonam's mantra for the pandemic

1:37 mins

Poonam Jha is a brave ASHA worker who is defending the frontline. Practicing personal hygiene is a must for Poonam which she not only purports but also applies in her life. She takes extra precaution before stepping out snd creating more awareness about the disease

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This ASHA worker soldiers on in the pandemic

1:47 mins

Mamta Verma, an ASHA worker, has been working relentlessly, conducting door-to-door surveys in the pandemic. Her primary job is to create maximum awareness in the locality and ensure a safe and hygienic neighborhood.

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How this ASHA worker helps pregnant women and infants

1:23 mins

Jhunuk Lata, an ASHA worker, has been working day and night to support expecting women and newborns in her community. Her aim is to ensure public health by checking up on pregnant women, new mothers, and the elderly in her region.

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Life of an Ambulance Driver

0:55 mins

An ambulance driver for the past 6 years, Ashish Kumar ferries patients who might have contracted the virus. At the forefront of the pandemic, Ashish's job has kept him away from his family for the last three months, but he soldiers on to serve his community.

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This Duo Is PMC's Safety Net

1:23 mins

Bittu and Suraj are sanitation workers with the Patna Municipal Corporation. Their day begins as early as 5 AM, which is when they head out to sanitise homes and localities.

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How Pramila maps out the needs of her community every day

1:07 mins

Pramila Kumari is an ANM in Manigachi, Darbhanga, Bihar. During the pandemic, she has been heading out every day to check on her community, especially the vulnerable sections. Her main task is awareness within the community about the safety and mapping out community needs. She does door-to-door visits for this survey.

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Meet Anita, Who Goes Door-To-Door Spreading Awareness

1:54 mins

Anita Kumari is an Asha Worker at the frontlines. Risking personal safety, she heads to the villages of Muzaffarpur to survey the area for COVID-19 infections and share safety advice. Apart from her present pandemic duties, Anita also services the medical needs of her local community.

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How A Community Benefits From Abhishek’s Contribution To The PMC Task Force

1:40 mins

Abhishek Kumar Singh is a resident of Alamganj in Bihar’s capital, Patna. During this crisis, he has been volunteering with the Patna Municipal Corporation’s Pandemic Task Force. He conducts surveys and helps with community sanitization efforts. With many fearful about the pandemic, he helps people understand the need for safety measures.

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A day in the life of an ASHA worker

1:30 mins

Seema Kumari travels across the villages of Saharsa, Bihar educating people on prevention. But the biggest challenge she faces is the infodemic of rumors about the virus

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Krishna works to make a difference everyday

1:13 mins

Krishna disinfects vehicles every day in Bihar’s Bhabua-Kaimur. These include the district's waste collection vehicles and even the buses that come in, bringing migrant workers back home. Safely collecting and disposing of the waste is a daily challenge for rural sanitation workers like him. For Krishna, the safety of his people is bigger than risking his own life. His request to everybody is to maintain cleanliness to stop the spread of infection.

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Neelam is out to protect her community

1:25 mins

Neelam Tripathi is an ASHA worker in Rahim Nagar, Uttar Pradesh who heads out everyday to keep a track of the pandemic. Fighting misinformation as well, Neelam steps out to protect her community everyday.

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Patna’s COVID Hero

1:20 mins

Chotu Kumar works as a sanitation worker in Patna, Bihar. He heads out everyday to sanitize and secure his community against COVID-19. Despite the risk of getting infected, the community comes first for Chotu Kumar. He takes all precautions that he can but his request to everybody is to follow safety norms to stop the spread of infection.

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