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Inclusion, Unemployment,
Published 20.06.2020 17:51
In Bangalore, India, a restaurant called Desi Masala is feeding more than 10,000 vulnerable people every day.
Friends and families of the team are also volunteering for this cause. Local police officials and NGOs have joined hands with them. Meals are given to slum dwellers, daily wage and migrant workers, orphanages, old age homes and Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike workers.
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…
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.
Unemployment,
Published 25.05.2020 13:00
In Costa Rica, a football player and a social worker raised food to donate to vulnerable families.
Saprissa player Marvin Angulo and social worker Ericka Madrigal, husband and wife, are helping a group of doctors at the San Juan de Dios Hospital to raise food and hygiene products to donate to those who were harmed by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Unemployment,
Published 23.05.2020 14:30
In Brazil, an unemployed baker bakes bread and donates it to neighbors in the Rocinha favela.
Baker Isael Jacinto da Costa from Rocinha, a large favela in Rio de Janeiro, has been unemployed since 2017. After a temporary job, the baker bought ingredients to bake bread and donate to neighbors. He baked 200 loaves. He said in the local media that he would like to donate…
Unemployment,
Published 22.05.2020 12:08
In Uruguay, a website helps street vendors to continue selling.
Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, vendors at open-air markets had sales disrupted. Social media analyst Nacho Castro created the FeriasUY website for street vendors to offer products and publicize thire phone number. People can order directly from the vendor and receive food at home.
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 07.05.2020 19:00
In Costa Rica, Juntos por Guanacaste project is raising funds to help unemployed.
The Guanacaste Community Fund together with other organizations in the Santa Cruz tourist area created this project to help families from 31 communities who are unemployed because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Basic food baskets and products such as soaps, disinfectant towels and gel alcohol are delivered.

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