Druk Gyalpo’s Relief Kidu
The Druk Gyalpo’s Relief Kidu was launched on 14 April 2020 for three months (April – June 2020) to provide income support to affected individuals. The Relief Kidu has provided immediate relief to over 23,000 individuals who had lost their livelihoods either partially or completely because of the coronavirus pandemic. The individuals also received additional child support Kidu – over 12,800 children were covered.
The Relief Kidu has been extended for three months, from July to September 2020. Individuals who received the Kidu in Phase I need to re-apply for further assessments. Applications are also open to new applicants who have been displaced by the coronavirus pandemic.