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Published 26.06.2020 08:33
In Brazil, a psychiatrist serves the poorest population through Whatsapp.
Vicente de Paulo Gomes Júnior used to help the vulnerable population before the Covid-19 pandemic. However, because of the quarantine, he decided to continue answering online. According to the psychiatrist, in this moment of isolation people are susceptible to the appearance of disorders or they can aggravate psychiatric problems.
Inclusion,
Published 23.06.2020 13:46
In Mexico, the company KJ makes sturdy, economical and ecological cardboard coffins.
The idea came up during the Covid-19 pandemic to help families who cannot afford to pay for a traditional funeral service. A coffin costs around 540 dollars (12,000 Mexican pesos), but cardboard coffins cost less than 9 dollars (200 Mexican pesos).
Health, ,
Published 18.06.2020 16:17
In South Africa a pharmaceutical retailer is offering free Covid-19 testing to the unemployed.
A pharmaceutical retailer, Dischem has committed to offering unemployed South Africans without medical aid free Covid-19 testing. To access the test one has to phone in to apply for the service or receive a referral from their family doctor. Once approved the company will send a voucher and directions to…
Inclusion, Unemployment,
Published 15.06.2020 10:30
In Costa Rica, the government is publishing the work of entrepreneurs to help them to find a job.
In the city of Tibás, the local government’s press and communication department is publishing informative videos about the services that entrepreneurs offer. The videos are published on the official social networks of the municipality of Tibás. The priority is to publicize the work of people who have been hit by…
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…
Inclusion,
Published 06.06.2020 15:43
In Costa Rica, Escazú City Council has a digital platform to inform on donations of food and hygiene products.
The virtual platform is updated in real-time and shows the amount of daily donations and neighborhoods served. Donations are for people in poverty or extreme poverty due to unemployment, reduced working hours, or other difficulties.
Unemployment,
Published 30.05.2020 17:47
In Venezuela, the Catholic Church prepares meals for vulnerable people.
Members of the Parish of Nossa Senhora de Carmen are preparing lunch boxes and delivering them once a week on the street to the vulnerable people in the city of Cojedes.
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…
Inclusion,
Published 27.05.2020 09:01
In Brazil, the Landless Rural Workers Movement (MST, acronym in Portuguese) delivers lunch boxes to homeless.
The group that defends a land reform in the country prepares food with products without pesticides cultivated in Paraná. Every Wednesday, 500 lunch boxes are distributed to the homeless in Curitiba, the capital of Paraná. The rest of the week, they cooks together with people from the National Street Population…
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.

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