NPO feeds thousands in Western Cape as lockdown destroys jobs

Cape Town – Community Chest, a non-profit organisation in Cape Town, has kicked off week two of its food distribution relief programme to local communities feeling the economic hardship caused by the Covid-19 lockdown.

As South Africa wrestles with the spread of the coronavirus, thousands of families are faced with food insecurity due to the national lockdown implemented on March 27, which has led to the closure of many businesses and cut off incomes.

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