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Inclusion, Lockdown,
Published 26.06.2020 18:32
In Ecuador, a teacher goes by bicycle to the homes of students who do not have internet.
Professor Carolina Espinoza rides the streets of Playas, in the Guayas province, by bicycle, to teach each student who cannot study on the internet. She takes a blackboard, wears a mask, and keeps her distance from students to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
Lockdown,
Published 26.06.2020 18:30
In Paraguay, the Ministry of Women has launched a campaign to raise awareness on violence against women during the pandemic.
The campaign “Metete, podemos evitar más feminicidios” includes a guideline to help women, victims of violence, as cases increased during the quarantine.
Health, ,
Published 26.06.2020 18:28
In South Africa a train is providing mobile Covid-19 screening.
The “Train of Hope,” a state-funded mobile health facility has been repurposed to provide Covid-19 screening in virus hotspots across the country. Health care workers and volunteers are now using the train to reach remote areas of the country and provide much-needed screening and testing services.
Unemployment, ,
Published 26.06.2020 15:45
China has canceled interest free loans to African States.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has announced that the country will cancel its interest-free loans to African countries that are due to mature by the end of 2020 in a bid to support the continent during the Covid-19 pandemic. He further added that countries that were hardest hit by the pandemic…
Inclusion, ,
Published 26.06.2020 14:44
In the Central African Republic (CAR), UN agencies have donated PPE to prisons in the country.
The United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and hygiene materials valued as US$120K to 12 prisons in the CAR. The donation will be used by both detainees and staff to stop…
Health,
Published 26.06.2020 14:20
In Argentina, researchers from the National Institute of Industrial Technology are developing fabrics that can be useful to make clothes for health staff.
One of the fabrics is based on chitosan, a biopolymer present in seafood. The second option is made up of nanoparticles of metals such as silver and copper. Both fabrics can inhibit the development of the virus.
Inclusion,
Published 26.06.2020 12:40
In Uruguay, a bookshop owner donates food to vulnerable population during a pandemic.
Jorge Artola, the owner of the Diómedes bookstore, delivers food every Tuesday and Thursday. People also get books.
Lockdown,
Published 26.06.2020 11:41
In Uruguay, dancers offer dance classes on social media.
Since May, dancers from the Ballet Nacional de Sodre have been teaching people to dance for free. The idea is to help people get physical exercise during the quarantine.
Lockdown,
Published 26.06.2020 10:38
In Uruguay, the Ecocinema is projecting films open-air for people to watch from their home windows.
Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, outdoor film screenings show messages of resilience. Organizers use solar energy.
Health, Lockdown,
Published 26.06.2020 08:33
In Brazil, a psychiatrist serves the poorest population through Whatsapp.
Vicente de Paulo Gomes Júnior used to help the vulnerable population before the Covid-19 pandemic. However, because of the quarantine, he decided to continue answering online. According to the psychiatrist, in this moment of isolation people are susceptible to the appearance of disorders or they can aggravate psychiatric problems.

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