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Unemployment,
Published 18.06.2020 13:14
Anonymous donor gave $40,000 to Florida cafe to help it stay open during the pandemic and feed doctors.
Bill’s Cafe, a restaurant in Naples, Florida, was forced to close due to the governor’s stay-at-home order. An anonymous donor has donated the restaurant money so that it could survive despite the order. However, the donor asked if the restaurant’s owner would be willing to send 100 sandwiches per day…
Lockdown, ,
Published 26.05.2020 13:12
In Senegal the government has pledged to provide food aid to 1 million families affected by Covid-19.
Each household will receive food packages consisting of 10 kilograms of rice, 10 kilograms of sugar, 10 litres of oil and 18 pieces of soap. The estimated price of each package is US$ 109. By supporting households the government believes they will reach approximately 8-10 million people.
Unemployment, ,
Published 26.05.2020 12:45
In Tunisia, an NGO is distributing food aid using text messages.
The Sustainable Food Bank has partnered with a local supermarket to provide food aid to families who have lost their jobs as a result of Covid-19. Through the partnership the NGO pays the supermarket directly for groceries and sends out a text message to recipient families crediting them with an…
Inclusion,
Published 10.05.2020 18:09
In Valencia, Spain, the school free meal is replaced by a SMS that can be exchanged at the supermarket during the pandemic.
The parents of the 58,000 students who usually receive free school meals  in that region can exchange a €120 SMS-voucher in Consum supermarkets. 16% of students in Spain depend on school food scholarships. In Madrid, the regional government’s response has been widely criticized, after reaching an agreement with fast food…
Inclusion,
Published 27.04.2020 15:24
In Botswana, the government will provide food relief assistance to families that are financially affected by the Covid-19 pandemic and the country’s lockdown.
The country is currently going through a door to door assessment to register people in need of assistance. Those found to be in urgent need of food and other supplies are given emergency food baskets while those that are not in urgent need are registered and will have food delivered…
Inclusion,
Published 27.04.2020 13:30
In the US, America’s Food Fund with a crowdfunding on GoFundMe.org to provide food to the vulnerable.
It is launched by an actor Leonardo DiCaprio, a businesswoman Laurene Powell, media executive Oprah Winfrey, Ford Foundation and Apple launched. The money raised will go to children who relied on school lunch programs and are out of school, the unemployed, the elderly, and low-income families. It will be distributed…
Inclusion,
Published 26.04.2020 12:01
In Botswana a supermarket in the village of Selebi Phikwe donated food vouchers to people in the informal sector.
Daily Needs Supermarket donated P25 000 (Approximately US$ 2000) worth of food vouchers to 50 people in the informal sector. The donation will help vendors whose businesses were hit hard during the period of extreme social distancing. The manager said to the local newspaper Daily News that the small businesses…

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