22 Annual Report 2019-20 I Atul Foundation Response to COVID-19 pandemic There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed. ~ Woodrow Wilson Through these uncertain and testing times of COVID-19, Atul Foundation has stepped up its support to different communities. It has gathered resources and skills to stand by the lesser privileged, migrant workers, front line community workers and the government. The Foundation responded to the crisis in the following ways: Preventive | protective measures to combat COVID-19 Atul Foundation ensures that health and safety remain its primary focus in all actions that it undertakes in response to COVID-19 pandemic. Protection through mask: Atul Institute of Vocational Excellence has lent its support and strength by stitching over 1,00,000 masks. 24,200 masks have been donated to protect anganwadi workers, female health workers, ICDS staff, blood banks, NGO volunteers and individuals. The masks are being stitched by the rural women trained by the institute. The user-friendly masks are also available for individuals at low rates.