At least 50 people are thought to have died when an artisanal gold mine collapsed near Kamituga in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday afternoon, a local mining NGO said. Francis Maguire reports.
A supermarket, which will provide work to acid attack survivors, opened in Mumbai's Bandra on October 11. The supermarket was opened with help of Saahas Foundation. The Saahas Foundation was founded in 2016 by Daulat Bi Khan, who herself is an acid attack survivor. The NGO was started with a goal of empowering acid attack survivors.
An outreach program with support from district administration Ganderbal on Basic Health Checkups and Educational Fair was organized by an NGO 'Ehsaas Trust and Dard Welfare Society' in Safapora area of Ganderbal district. The outreach program broadly covered basic health checkups by specialist doctors and free medicines were distributed among people. Free medical checkups were also conducted by the team. People from various villages came to participate in this camp as due to COVID-19 pandemic, people can't visit hospitals. During the event, students were also informed about various scholarships schemes offered by the government. Scholarships are also available with Ehsaas International Trust under the education rehabilitation and scholarship initiative. People appreciated this step and urged to conduct more such outreach programs in the district.