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COVID 19 RESPONSE

Nutritional feeding is at the heart of Embark Foundation, with 18 kitchens serving approximately 13 000 meals to children and the elderly daily. Ensuring the wellbeing of more than 9 600 beneficiaries during lockdown quickly became one of our key objectives.

During the past 4 weeks, we packed and distributed:

  • 2 100 food parcels that equals 44 100 meals to communities such as: Zandspruit, Diepsloot, Tweefontein, Witbank and Palmridge, Alexandra, Kromdraai and KyaSands
  • More than 900kg of Maize, Rice, Samp and Sugar were delivered to homeless shelters in Hillbrow
  • 1 200 PPE kits for Fairland SAPS
  • Essential items for Milpark Hospital – ICU unit
  • Food support for Weesgerus Children’s Home
  • Food support for Rosettenville Baby Home
  • Food support for jobless mothers
  • Essential supplies for Ons Huis Old Age Home

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The following measures have been put in place to ensure the continuation of food supplies over the next two weeks:

  • 1 500 Food parcels that equals 31 500 meals to be distributed in 15 newly identified communities
  • Frozen Meals will be delivered to senior citizens across the West Rand

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