The impact of COVID-19 in the life of Children in Province - 2
Aasaman Nepal has been working for the benefit of the communities since Day 1 of the pandemic declaration. The services range from the awareness generation, referral system for the relief package, psychosocial counseling to the children through telephone or in-person by maintaining the social distancing, and operating distance learning classes- FM. Simultaneously, Aasaman has been engaged in understanding the needs of the communities, especially of children. On May 12, 2020, Aasaman Nepal launched a need assessment survey centering on the challenges being faced by children in the wake of the COVID-19 in Province 2, particularly in learning.
The need assessment survey has applied participatory tools and techniques to conduct a cross-sectional analysis of the situation. Both qualitative & quantitative techniques have been employed for the questionnaire formulation. Aasaman Nepal has taken into consideration the ethical ways to conduct surveys along with the importance of social inclusion to understand the situation.