View this email in your browser A Caring COMMUNITY LOVE TO GIVE NEWSLETTER - JUNE 2021 “The abuse of women remains a shaming feature of our country. But this is accompanied by a slow violence of poverty and malnutrition of our children. A violence that is hidden, lasting and as devastating as the bruises of
View this email in your browser A Caring COMMUNITY Love to Give Kitchen Managers Fundiswa Mqukusa and Zintathu Pukuze making sandwiches, pictured pre-Covid not wearing masks. Credit: Michael Middleton LOVE TO GIVE NEWSLETTER - MAY 2021 End of R350 Covid social relief grants: Breaking point for an already vulnerable population The sobering headline from an article
View this email in your browser A Caring COMMUNITY LOVE TO GIVE NEWSLETTER - FEBRUARY 2021 2021 Love to Give’s community response thus far in this Covid-19 year : Number of Family Food parcels handed out : 800 Number of School children receiving a daily meal from Monday 15th February : 1500 Number of new
View this email in your browser A Caring COMMUNITY LOVE TO GIVE NEWSLETTER - OCTOBER 2020 The Covid-19 pandemic made the need to address hunger all encompassing. Since March, Love to Give’s staff and donors together have worked bravely, generously and tirelessly to meet the needs of those facing food insecurity on a daily basis.
View this email in your browser A Caring COMMUNITY Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice. It is the protection of a fundamental human right, the right to dignity and a decent life. – Nelson Mandela Love to Give NEWSLETTER, July 2020 MANDELA DAY : 18TH JULY 2020
Read full newsletter in new window “Millions of people, including children who have an inflexible constitutional right to “basic nutrition” which the state should provide for, still lack sufficient food. And this claim is not anecdotal. Since the start of the lockdown, survey after survey has reported increases in hunger. For example, according to a University of Johannesburg/ Human Sciences
Read full newsletter in new window Love to Give NEWSLETTER, Easter 2020 “If it comes here, it’s game over” – Daily Maverick, 25th March 2020 The sobering headline of an article about our home, Kayamandi, reflecting on how Covid-19 is perceived and understood. https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2020-03-25-if-it-comes-here-its-game-over-reflections-on-covid-19-in-a-stellenbosch-township/ “Social distancing is a privilege. It means you
Read full newsletter in own window Love to Give NEWSLETTER, Christmas 2019 “Having a bad diet is a better predictor of future violence than past violent behavior” – Dr Bernard Gesh, senior research scientist, Oxford University. Eating the wrong foods can literally mess with your minds and with your behaviour, apart from your basic