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…
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.
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.
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…
Called Quarantena Solidária, this initiative aims to mobilize different kind of resources to fight the effects of the pandemic in Brazil. They call individuals, organizations and companies to donate technological items, financial resources or food. Volunteers can help in different areas from health to handicrafts. Among them, one of the…
The voluntary tests will target low-income neighborhoods such as Kawangware, Kibera, and Eastleigh which already have a high number of infections. Health officials explained that social distancing is more difficult in such areas, so they decided to focus their testing and educational campaigns in these neighborhoods.
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