Day 26 of lock down and hungry people are getting angry! The food crisis in South Africa due to the Covid19 Coronavirus pandemic has caused unrest and looting in many cities. The slow or no distribution of much needed food hampers to those in distress, especially impoverished communities is creating a dilemma on its own.
How do we help those in distress get food without causing a riot?
In a time when everyone is looking for hope, especially those who have little or nothing, hope was given. Driven by love and compassion, we helped deliver 200 food parcels, 100 hand sanitisers and 850 received a warm hearty meal.
The impact of the lock down for over half (55.5%) of the population living below the upper-bound poverty line is showing. With little or no way to earn any sort of income, food and basic necessities become inaccessible. THIS IS A CALL FOR HELP!
As we help the impoverished communities with food, sanitisers and basic needs, we are helping to save lives. The coronavirus is contagious and can spread quickly, especially in congested communities. As we help deliver food to the poor, widows, single moms, orphans and the aged, we help them stay at home which helps in our fight to stop the spread.
Humanitarian Empowerment Fund NPC is designated as an essential service entity. During the lock down, we are delivering basic foods, soaps, hand sanitisers and other essential supplies to the poor and destitute. Our Operational Director, Clete Stevis can
HEF is on a mission to help the poor and less fortunate understand what the coronavirus is and how to practice good hygiene. On Human Rights Day, 21 March 2020, volunteers took to the streets on the impoverished