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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…
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.
Lockdown, Unemployment,
Published 08.05.2020 16:14
In Brazil, teachers and students from the Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE) created the application No Bairro Tem.
The App “No Barro Tem” (meaning “There is that in the neiborhood” in Portugues) is collecting the information of small businesses in Grande Recife. The goal is to make it easier for consumers to find a service close to home and to help businesses minimize financial losses during the lochdown…
Unemployment,
Published 08.05.2020 16:05
In Uruguay, the Lodesiempre.uy website offers discount vouchers to use in restaurants when they reopen.
More than 90 restaurants and breweries which closed due to the pandemic in the cities of Montevideo, Colonia, Canelones and Maldonado participated in the initiative. There are two types of vouchers: “Solidarity voucher”, in which money is divided equally among all participant restaurants and the “Fanatic voucher” to support a…
Unemployment,
Published 27.04.2020 12:14
In the US, Spanish chef José Andrés’s charity provides meals to various hospitals and communities.
His non-profit, World Central Kitchen (WCK), devoted to providing food in the wake of natural disasters, launched #ChefsForAmerica campaign to help both struggling households and restaurants that had to close. They are serving tens of thousands of packaged fresh meals daily in communities. It allows, at the same time, putting…
Unemployment,
Published 26.04.2020 21:12
In Spain, WhatsApp is saving traditional groceries during the pandemic.
The lockdown has forced butchers and small grocery stores to reinvent themselves to serve orders from customers who previously purchased directly from the store. In Madrid, the orders at Mercado 47, a platform launched in 2016 by the city council to buy online directly from the greengrocer or fishmonger, have…

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