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Our First Foodbank Opens in the UK
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Our First Foodbank Opens in the UK

Poverty is a huge issue in this country right now. Over 14 million people in the UK live in poverty, including more than 4.5 million children, and with the continuing impact of COVID-19, things are only getting more difficult. Today, with your help, we have been able to open our first Foodbank in the UK....

Assistance for COVID-19 Task Force
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Assistance for COVID-19 Task Force

On 20th June 2020, our team in Uganda donated bottles of hand sanitiser and face masks to the Budaka District COVID-19 Task Force. The donated items were received by the Resident District Commissioner of Budaka, Mr Martin Orochi and the DHO (District Health Officer). We will continue to support as many people as possible through...

Food Distribution in Guinea Bissau
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Food Distribution in Guinea Bissau

With COVID-19 continuing to spread, many people are being affected by the global pandemic. As we all adjust to new measures, many people do not have access to essentials such as food. On the 13th June 2020, our team in Guinea Bissau were able to help those in need. Our volunteers distributed essential food items...

Public Health England reports on impact of COVID-19 on BAME communities
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Public Health England reports on impact of COVID-19 on BAME communities

Today’s Update Public Health England report on impact of COVID-19 on communities shows the death rates highest among people of Black and Asian ethnic groups. Furthermore, the mortality rates from COVID-19 in the most deprived areas were more than double the least deprived areas. Follow the link for the published report: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-review-of-disparities-in-risks-and-outcomes Self-Employment Income Support...

Food Distribution in Ivory Coast
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Food Distribution in Ivory Coast

With COVID-19 continuing to spread across the world, we have been working hard to help people made vulnerable by this virus. On 30th May 2020, our team in Ivory Coast worked hard to prepare and distribute food packs to those in need. We were able to help families in the Adjamé and Anyama communes and...

Outdoor markets and car showrooms will be able to reopen from 1st June
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Outdoor markets and car showrooms will be able to reopen from 1st June

Today’s Update The UK announces new public health measures for all UK arrivals requiring all travelers to self-isolate for 14 days, bar a short list of exemptions. This will be enforced from 8th June with possible spot checks and fines being imposed. Outdoor markets and car showrooms will be able to reopen from 1 June....

Giving in Ghana
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Giving in Ghana

With more people needing help during the COVID-19 crisis, our team in Ghana worked hard to prepare food packs containing essential items. These food packs contained items such as rice, oil and tinned goods. These were then distributed to people who have been struggling during this difficult time.

Food Distribution Across Uganda
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Food Distribution Across Uganda

Our Humanity First volunteers continue to work hard across Uganda to help those in need during the COVID-19 crisis. 114 of our volunteers have been tirelessly working to distribute food rations across the country. We have been able to help 3,258 people so far, and will continue our efforts to help people across Uganda.

Providing Relief for the Socially Disadvantaged
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Providing Relief for the Socially Disadvantaged

During the COVID-19 breakout, our team in Ghana have continued to help those in need in the capital, Accra. On 16th May 2020, our team visited the Ghana Society for the Socially Disadvantaged to distribute food boxes containing essential supplies. Our target of providing food for 50 families was met, with each box containing enough...