Covid-19 pandemic has crippled the economic system of most of the countries including India. India is one of those countries who has been severely affected by the deadly virus with more positive cases being reported daily. Out of all states, Maharashtra is experiencing more COVID positive cases. Aurangabad city is a hub for all kinds of economic activities in the region. With the pandemic hit, the daily wage worker was the most affected lot. This led to Irbaaz Ansari’s foundation I Love Aurangabad to step forward to help these migrant workers with the best of their capacity. Mainly they focused on providing the single most crucial thing for survival, which is food. Aurangabad city accounts for a huge chunk of all COVID-19 cases in India, which is a big number for a city of this size. Looking at this, Mr Ansari’s front line warriors including him flung into action by helping more than 600 families with a basic supply of food and medical needs.
The NGO, I Love Aurangabad not only cared for humans in these difficult times but also taken care of homeless animals through the initiative Lets feed homeless animal social campaign. There was a time when the organisation was left with no funding but that didn’t dither the warriors with the help of crowdfunding and through personal savings helped many lives to survive.
Distributing face masks and shield, Immunity Boosters, footwear, organising safety awareness programs in various parts of Aurangabad city, arranging free psychological counselling of migrant workers and corona affected patients were some of the activities this foundation initiated tirelessly.
Looking at their great efforts actor Sonu Sood came in support of this foundation appreciating the president of the NGO Irbaaz Ansari who travelled to Mumbai to meet the superstar.
Speaking on this Mr Irbaaz Ansari said, “I have inherited this quality from my father Nayab Ansari who is very kind and is always up to help others in their dire condition who happens to be the and founder and editor of The Hindustan Newspaper Urdu daily in Aurangabad. When I saw so many migrant workers going empty stomach without basic need of food supply and hygiene water to drink I felt humanity is calling me there are several human and animal life is at stake who urgently needed our help. Coming out from the comforts of my home along with my team of frontline warriors tried to help under our foundation I Love Aurangabad with best of our capacity and still continuing to reach out as many people we can help. It was highly motivating for me and my team when the real hero Sonu Sood appreciated our work and supported us. We couldn’t have asked for more for our work.”