The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is using mobile money to support vulnerable Somalians during the Covid-19 pandemic. Before the pandemic, the organization would use fingerprint verification for beneficiaries collecting their mobile money transfers however as an added Covid-19 safety measure the organization is now using…
70 vulnerable families from Wilgespruit Township, just outside Johannesburg have been relocated to wooden chalets for free. The move is aimed at ensuring that Covid-19 does not spread in the overcrowded township with no running water and electricity.
Hotel Vouchers 4 All is a group providing emergency shelter in local hotels for people experiencing housing insecurity or those people who are unsheltered during the Covid-19 pandemic. The hotel voucher programme began in March. The organisation is raising money through crowdfunding. They are negotiating prices to accommodate more people…
The initiative named “Jeaileproducteurlocal” (meaning “I have a local productor”) emerged due to the sanitary restrictions imposed by the French government on the distribution of agricultural products during 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.
Through their 32-12 campaign, the team aims to raise R 3 212 000. 00 (US$ 180 000.00) to support those affected by the virus. Prices for the raffle include rugby jerseys, boots, an arm sling, a scrum cap, and the now famous South African flag speedo used during the 2019…
The complex of this Gurudwara, which is the name of the place of worship for Sikhs, has a kitchen, a hospital, a school, a museum and an art gallery. Since the lockdown began in India on March 25, cooks have been feeding thousands of people.
The project was initiated by entrepreneur Fernanda Renée. The group now produces 1000 bars of soap daily and distributes them free of charge to low-income households in Luanda to encourage frequent handwashing and prevent the spread of Covid-19.
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