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Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

 

RISE AGAINST HUNGER CONTINUE TO TACKLE FOOD SECURITY AMIDST COVID-19 PANDEMIC

COVID-19 has exacerbated the issue of food security as more South Africans find themselves depending on food parcels than before. As the number of families dependent on packaged meals continues to increase, children find themselves most vulnerable as school closures make it difficult for beneficiaries to receive nutritious meals. Tastic Rice and Rise Against Hunger persevere in their fight against food insecurity, feeding more families in 2020. Together with Tastic and other distribution partners, Rise Against Hunger pursue their vision to end world hunger by 2030 by ensuring they feedRead More


#NOEXCUSE WHATSAPP LINE MAKES A POSITIVE IMPACT FOR THOSE SEEKING TO REPORT & TAKE ACTION AGAINST ABUSE

When various governments across the globe started implementing lock-down on their citizens, disturbing reports of a drastic increase in incidents of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) emerged. This became such a widespread phenomenon that the United Nations referred to violence against women and girls during lock-down the shadow pandemic. In South Africa, Carling Black Label through #NoExcuse started working on a solution to continue the fight against GBV during this time. As predicted, the calls for help increased when the national lock-down came into effect. The number of calls going to LifeLineRead More