Emergency Food Packs for Children - Uganda
Emergency Food Packs for Ugandan Children
Rising food prices are a global problem and the most vulnerable are suffering badly. Pioneers worker, David Craig, co-directing Cheka Child, an indigenous Ugandan charity, helps support about 32 severely underprivileged children and their households with Emergency Food Packs.
Packs include essentials such as rice, maize and beans – this means that children to go to school (again, with the help of Cheka Child) on a full stomach, ready to learn.
The focus is Arua, a significant town on the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo and just one hour’s drive south of troubled South Sudan. From both countries flow refugees into Arua District which has a GDP per capita of $261 compared to $41,030 in the UK (http://statisticstimes.com/economy/countries-by-projected-gdp-capita.php)
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