While the lockdown has been lifted since 20th April 2020, these vulnerable people which include school children, women, aged, head potters (kayayee), hospitality workers and waste collectors who earn daily wages from their work activities and do not have any monthly activity. In this current situation, they are the most affected as they do not have any other means of salaries, health insurance and social security, continue to suffer as there is reduced business of income for their daily upkeep and nutritional needs.
Food for All Africa is leading efforts together with both local and international partners in a Covid-19 Community Emergency Food and Basic Essentials Distribution project to supply nutritious food to urban poor and slum communities in Greater Accra, Ashanti, Central, Volta, Eastern and Western region of Ghana.
The Food for All Ghana COVID-19 Community Emergency Intervention program was launched on 22nd March 2020. It is an emergency intervention initiative in partnership with Food and Beverage Association of Ghana, Ghana Food Movement and with support from the Global Food Banking Network to ensure continuous food mobilization and support to vulnerable beneficiaries
across Ghana, who are adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The initiative is to also compliment and ensure sustainability for the regular food recovery and redistribution process of Food for All Africa, as the biggest and the only food banking organization in Ghana. The initiative was to be implemented in two parts from 22nd March till 15th June, 2020 however extended till 30th September, 2020