Homeis is a startup, and Harnevo is a bit worried about how much they are spending to roll out these new services, though he says they were fortunate to have raised $12 million last August. The most important thing to him right now, though, is meeting this new need, and he wants nonprofit and immigrant organizations to join that effort on the Homeis platform, too. “Our mission statement is to build a better internet for immigrants,” he says. “I really think the internet is broken for immigrants. There’s a lot of language barriers, a lack of trust, especially in times where they don’t feel beloved—the Mexican community is a community that feels under attack already—and our goal is to give them all the tools right now to find jobs, to find housing, to find the right information, and most of all to help them help each other, because we’re not inventing a new behavior.” … [Read more...] about Immigrant social network Homeis is providing COVID-19 help to communities with nowhere else to turn
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Tata-Mistry saga | Tata objects to SP Group pledging shares: Report Shapoorji Pallonji Group looking to pledge 18.4% stake in Tata Sons for $1 billion: Report Coronavirus pandemic | Ratan, Tata group pledge Rs 1,500cr in support of fight against COVID-19 … [Read more...] about Tata Sons plans Rs 7,000cr fundraising to clear old high-cost loans: Report
Local. Though liquor stores are considered essential businesses in some states, they are shuttered in others. Either way, call your independently owned local store and ask ’em if they’ll do a contact-less delivery. They probably will. Tell your friends. Family-owned. Times are tough for small wineries and distilleries. If you live within an hour drive of one, call and leave a message asking to order a bunch of bottles for delivery. They’ll be thrilled. Delivery right now. If you need a fix pronto, hit up Drizly or Saucey, depending on your region. If your state is allowing alcohol orders from restaurants, try Postmates. Bulk. Boxed.com is your friend for wholesale wine or canned-wine orders. Stock up on a few of the 6-bottle Staff Picks Wine Bundle. Curation. Firstleaf and Winc pride themselves on wowing you with new options at affordable prices. You are not alone in drinking your way through the quarantine. According to Nielsen, alcohol sales are up 55%, and people … [Read more...] about Your pandemic booze plan: 4 responsible ways to get alcohol deliveries during coronavirus
The online training modules are also available for various police organisations, National Cadet Corps (NCC), Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS), National Service Scheme (NSS), Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS), Bharat Scouts and Guides (BSG) and other volunteers at this stage, said the order, issued to all central government departments and state governments. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus pandemic | Govt plans ‘larger force’ to replace frontline workers engaged in COVID-19 management
“This is a global crisis that requires a global response”, the WHO chief asserted at the summit. Prime Minister Narendra Modi underscored that 90 percent infections and 88 percent deaths were in G-20 countries. As the G-20 constitute more than 80 percent of global GDP, about 75 percent world trade and about two-third population, can it be an appropriate platform to deal with economic consequences of the pandemic? … [Read more...] about COVID-19 | Can G-20 provide the right platform for a global response?