The “Socio-Economic Recovery of Corona Crisis Affected Families (SERC)” project will run from 1st Nov 2021 To 30th April 2022 SERC is funded by Swiss Solidarity & ADRA Switzerland with a total budget of 3,65,002.00 CHF. The triggered crisis of COVID-19 raised along with the second wave from April 2021 with exponential rise in the cases. The country was swift to mandate complete lockdown from April to June 2021 in different districts and to implement restrictive measures to tackle the crisis. Large number of laborers/wage earners, migrant workers, farmers, or business entrepreneurs in the proposed district have suffered from the chaos of the crisis.
Having extensive impact on livelihood options, small local market vendors are unable to continue their enterprises, unable to pay the loans and are struggling to find new livelihood opportunities to run their livelihood. The proposed district of Sarlahi lacks the involvement of agencies working on the COVID-19 crisis. Therefore, the COVID-19 affected communities have not yet received necessary relief services and economic assistance respectively.