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Unemployment,
Published 12.06.2020 14:27
In Malaysia, durian traders turn to online sales to overcome coronavirus impacts.
Durian is a big fruit with a strong smell, really appreciated in  in Southeast Asia, where it is considered “King of Fruits”. The durian traders were unable to sell the fruit directly to people during the pandemic. Since the demand continue for the online sales have brought some energy to…
Inclusion, Unemployment,
Published 20.06.2020 17:51
In Bangalore, India, a restaurant called Desi Masala is feeding more than 10,000 vulnerable people every day.
Friends and families of the team are also volunteering for this cause. Local police officials and NGOs have joined hands with them. Meals are given to slum dwellers, daily wage and migrant workers, orphanages, old age homes and Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike workers.
Inclusion,
Published 10.06.2020 11:07
In Brazil, an elderly man is distributing lunch boxes and water to the homeless in downtown São Paulo.
Robson Mendonça is 67 years old and since 2010 has been delivering food and water to the homeless. Despite being in the risk group for Covid-19, he continues to take to the streets in the center of the capital and delivers about 2,000 meals a day. Robson has a partnership…
Unemployment,
Published 18.06.2020 13:14
Anonymous donor gave $40,000 to Florida cafe to help it stay open during the pandemic and feed doctors.
Bill’s Cafe, a restaurant in Naples, Florida, was forced to close due to the governor’s stay-at-home order. An anonymous donor has donated the restaurant money so that it could survive despite the order. However, the donor asked if the restaurant’s owner would be willing to send 100 sandwiches per day…
Lockdown,
Published 05.06.2020 10:07
In Guyana, Cafes adapt with delievery service during the lockdown.
Cafés  and restaurants in Guyana were closed for one month following the partial lockdown starting in April 3rd. Some Cafes reopened after almost a month of  lockdown, but to avoid crowds and risks, they are offering their menu for delivery.    
Inclusion,
Published 05.06.2020 09:15
In Guatemala, Kombi Solidária delivers food to the poorest.
The vehicle travels the streets of Quetzaltenango to donate meals to people who are in financial difficulties because of the Covid-19 pandemic. The idea comes from the Sacándole Brillo a Xela Association, which accepts food donations to prepare lunch boxes.
Lockdown,
Published 03.06.2020 14:23
In Chile, a collaborative platform coordinates donations of meals to frontline staff and people in need.
Thanks to donations, meals are cooked in restaurants that had to close due to the pandemic. The platform, CocinaPaís, aims to help both people in need and struggling restaurants. Staff from these restaurant are cooking lunch boxes to deliver to health professionals and vulnerable families. They have already donated 2,750…
Lockdown, Unemployment, ,
Published 02.06.2020 12:57
In Zimbabwe minibus operators have converted their minibuses into mobile grocery shops.
This comes after such minibuses were stopped from operating during the country’s lockdown. Owners of the vehicles are now stocking groceries and vegetables and operating as mobile shops in order to make a living.  The country has been on lockdown since the 30th of March 2020. During the lockdown, Zimbabwe…
Inclusion,
Published 02.06.2020 07:59
In Spain, over 35,000 volunteers have contributed with the Red Cross amidst the pandemic.
Cruz Roja Española, the Spanish subsidiary of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, launched a massive operation in the country, that includes more than 5,000 health transfers, 200,000 deliveries of essential goods and the deployment of more than 93 shelters for homeless people.
Inclusion,
Published 02.06.2020 05:58
In France, a group of volunteers launched #PourEux movement to allow people to cook and deliver food to the homeless.
Families or individuals who cook some dishes are able to register their packed meals on the website and then those who can drive learn if there is some food ready to be picked up and distributed. They launched the initiative since most of the volunteers who usually help charities working…

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