“Omwavu wakufa”, the poor person is meant to die. People who live from hand to mouth, barely earning enough to feed their families each day, know that hunger may kill them before coronavirus does.The Guardian: Patience Akumu (freelance journalist based in Uganda)
With Uganda continuing its lockdown, many children and families are struggling to survive. For many their workplaces have closed with no pay or government schemes. For others they simply cannot get to work, with all transport banned (asides walking and cycling). With less than 100 cases in Uganda, the strict guidelines are to ensure Cov-19 doesn’t spread. These conditions however have led to families with no work, no food, and not even soap to wash their hands.
Cov-19 is affecting us globally, but as a charity we want to help as many of the vulnerable and families as possible avoid starvation and suffering. Please, we appreciate this is a difficult time but any donation will help provide food and hygiene packages.