COVID-19 Pandemic Response: Bhutan

Support local nonprofits responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in Bhutan


Issue AreaDisaster

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Give2Asia is partnering with trusted nonprofit organizations to support frontline health workers and institutions responding to the coronavirus pandemic.


Give2Asia’s disaster response program funds both immediate needs and long-term recovery. Currently, our funding priorities in Bhutan include: 

  • Financial support for quarantine facilities and frontline healthcare workers: Everyday hundreds of Bhutanese returning from abroad arrive and everyone is put in mandatory quarantine for 21 days during which everything is provided for free of cost.  
  • Economic Stimulus: Small businesses are highly impacted, especially those in the travel and tourism sector with increasing unemployment and no cash flow.  
  • Medical Supplies: If Bhutan goes into Red Zone and number of infections increase, there will not be enough ventilators. 

FEATURED PARTNERS (partial list)

Our local NGO partners in Bhutan include: 

Bhutan Centre of Media and Democracy (BCMD) 

  • Educating the mass on media literacy by sharing information on how to verify information and sources regarding COVID-19 
  • Developing onlineprinted, and audio-versions of educational materials regarding COVID-19 in Dzongkha, English, and sign language
  • Partnering with government agencies to make educational materials into online courses
  • Conducting training on advocacy and development of communication materials that are effective, give hope and unite people in times of crisis. 


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In August 2021, Give2Asia published a progress report on COVID-19 relief efforts from January 2020 to July 2021. You can also read our previous report from July 2020.

About Give2Asia

Give2Asia is a trusted partner for international philanthropy and the leader in donor-advised giving to the Asia-Pacific. Our mission is to strengthen communities in Asia by making cross-border giving easier and more effective. Since 2001, Give2Asia has facilitated more than $420 million of charitable grants across 23 countries. Give2Asia is a US-based 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in Oakland, California with offices in Beijing and in-country experts across the Asia-Pacific region.