Since the Coronavirus pandemic broke out, women from SAWA mobilised themselves to proactively provide emergency support to socially isolated and vulnerable elderly people. The group has set up an emergancy support group to help elderly women from the African Community affected by the coronavirus. From Mid-March 2020 onwards until end of July 2020, the group has been directly helping these elderly women from the wide city of Birmingham, Dudley, Walsall, Wolverhampton and Sandwell affected by coronavirus poverty. The group has been delivering and continues to do so, by giving access to food, toiletries, basic necessities, etc. to help elderly women in isolation.
This project has been funded by:
Our sincerest gratitude goes to the Heart of England Community Foundation’s Coronavirus Resilience Fund. Without your financial assistance, this emergency appeal to support the most vulnerable people in our community would not take place. Your kind support has been detrimental during this difficult time for the elderly refugee women from the Black country: