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Covid-19 Response

COVID-19

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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