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Unemployment,
Published 12.06.2020 14:27
In Malaysia, durian traders turn to online sales to overcome coronavirus impacts.
Durian is a big fruit with a strong smell, really appreciated in  in Southeast Asia, where it is considered “King of Fruits”. The durian traders were unable to sell the fruit directly to people during the pandemic. Since the demand continue for the online sales have brought some energy to…
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 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, Unemployment, ,
Published 02.06.2020 12:57
In Zimbabwe minibus operators have converted their minibuses into mobile grocery shops.
This comes after such minibuses were stopped from operating during the country’s lockdown. Owners of the vehicles are now stocking groceries and vegetables and operating as mobile shops in order to make a living.  The country has been on lockdown since the 30th of March 2020. During the lockdown, Zimbabwe…
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 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…
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.
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.

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