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Inclusion,
Published 26.06.2020 12:40
In Uruguay, a bookshop owner donates food to vulnerable population during a pandemic.
Jorge Artola, the owner of the Diómedes bookstore, delivers food every Tuesday and Thursday. People also get books.
Health,
Published 27.06.2020 08:47
Many major airlines cut in-flight alcohol to stop the coronavirus spread.
One way the virus spreads is through points of contact with contaminated surfaces, meaning it could be transmitted through straws, cups and liquid containers. In the US, Delta is only serving bottled water. American Airlines is only offering alcohol on international flights. Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Australia are currently not…
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.
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.    
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…
Unemployment, ,
Published 30.05.2020 10:43
In South Africa breweries are being converted into a soup kitchen during the Covid-19 pandemic.
In Cape Town, a group of brewery owners have turned their idle breweries into soup kitchens to help feed the unemployed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The collective known as the Brewers Soup Collective wants to convert all of the city’s breweries into soup kitchens. The government has banned the sale…
Unemployment,
Published 26.05.2020 23:08
In Mexico, Universidad Autónoma de Nayarit started a communal kitchen.
The project is to prepare 400 lunch boxes daily which are distributed to residents of low-income neighborhoods in the Tepic city thanks to donations. Meales are delivered at lunchtime. The kitchen is disinfected and workers use personal protective equipment.
Unemployment,
Published 25.05.2020 14:33
In Uruguay, a platform allows customers to pay for vouchers and use them in their favourite restaurants when the lockdown ends
Rodrigo Martinez, 29, a chief commercial officer of a software company EagerWorks explained to Outriders why they launched “Lo de siempre” (meaning “as usual” in Spanish). After 45 days of campaigning, restaurants in Uruguay have started to open and have finished the project. They have sold about 700 vouchers in total these days.
Health,
Published 02.06.2020 18:19
A café at a zoo in Japan put soft toys at tables to encourage visitors to practice social distancing.
Izu Shaboten Zoo in Shizuoka is a well-known destination to view capybaras – giant rodents that are native to South America. So the café was filled with those fluffy plushies sitting around the tables to force people to sit further apart from one another.
Lockdown,
Published 22.05.2020 13:00
In Bangalore, India, Amazon launched “Amazon Food”, a new food delivery service. 
The launch came at a moment when Swiggy and Zomato, the main applications for home delivery of food in India, announced laying off over 1,600 employees due to the pandemic. These companies were training their staff on packages and handling food with new hygienic regulations, however many of restaurants in…

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