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Lockdown,
Published 03.06.2020 14:23
In Chile, a collaborative platform coordinates donations of meals to frontline staff and people in need.
Thanks to donations, meals are cooked in restaurants that had to close due to the pandemic. The platform, CocinaPaís, aims to help both people in need and struggling restaurants. Staff from these restaurant are cooking lunch boxes to deliver to health professionals and vulnerable families. They have already donated 2,750…
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 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.
Inclusion,
Published 24.05.2020 09:07
In Colombia, Venezuelan immigrants deliver lunch boxes to the vulnerable population.
Jorge de la Fuente is a deserter from the Bolivarian Guardía Nacional in Venezuela who migrated to Colombia. When quarantine began in Bogotá, the Colombian capital, Jorge started cooking and donating lunch boxes to the vulnerable population on the streets. Angie Gómez, Jorges’ wife and his brother, Cristian de la…
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…
Lockdown, ,
Published 23.05.2020 10:24
In Zimbabwe, a woman is feeding people in her neighbourhood who are starving as a result of the country’s lockdown.
Samantha Murozoki, an immigration lawyer, who lives in the high-density area of Chitungwiza, South East of Harare, has taken it upon herself to help the most vulnerable within her community. Since the country’s lockdown, she has been providing meals to those who are unable to feed their families during this…
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.
Inclusion,
Published 27.05.2020 16:30
In London, UK, Voluntary Services Lewisham and other local charities deliver food and wider supplies to vulnerable individuals.
Lewisham is a London borough in South London. Several charities, such as Lewisham Local, Voluntary Services Lewisham and Age UK Lewisham & Southwark collaborate with the local council to help residents who are in need. Apart from food delivery, they also provide information, support in isolation, and provide toolkits for…
Inclusion,
Published 11.05.2020 12:23
In Brazil, a group of cyclists distribute personal hygiene kits to people living on the street
In São Paulo, Brazil, a collective of bikers called Bike System travels through the city distributing cleaning kits to those who are living on the street with no access to the means of virus prevention. The kit is simple: water bottles and liquid soap bottles so they can wash their hands. There are an estimated 24,000 homeless people in Brazil's wealthiest city.

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