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SANDEF Food Assistance Program for Dcecmber 2020

In the spirit of the festive season, this December 2020, SANDEF will be feeding more than 100 families to kickstart our food assistance program. This is in line with the objective and aim of our charity programs for the most vulnerable people in low-income communities. For many years to come, SANDEF’s vision shall be to …

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UN Report: 2 Billion People Faced Food Insecurity Worldwide in 2019

The COVID-19 pandemic threatens to upend progress on eliminating hunger. Why SANDDEF Should CareThe United Nations warns that the world is far from achieving Sustainable Development Goal 2: End Hunger by 2030. The UN calls on countries to transform food systems to address this crisis.  An estimated 746 million people suffered from severe food insecurity …

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6.7 Million More Children Under 5 Could Suffer From ‘Wasting’ in 2020 Due to COVID-19

Wasting is a life-threatening form of malnutrition on the rise because of food shortages. Why SANDEF Should CareThe global crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is putting children in low- and middle-income countries at risk of severe malnutrition, which can impact health — for example by making children more vulnerable to infectious diseases — and is associated …

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United Nations: Globally 800 Million Children Face Dangerous Lead Poisoning

“Lead sil ently wreaks havoc on children’s health and development.” Why SANDEF Should CareLead poisoning is a public health crisis that harms hundreds of millions children worldwide. The United Nations calls on countries to shield children from this environmental hazard, while ensuring access to quality health care for those affected. An estimated 1 in 3 …

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Rising Temperatures Could Kill More People Than All Deadliest Infectious Diseases: Study

Countries invest in disease prevention. Why not invest in climate action, too? Why SANDEF Should CareClimate change disproportionately affects the world’s poorest countries, exacerbating global inequality. The United Nations Global Goal 13: Climate Action calls on wealthier countries to both reduce their emissions and fund climate resilience and adaptation in low-income countries.  If the world …

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World Leaders Pledge Monumental $8.8 Billion for Global Health

World leaders united on June 4 to raise $8.8 billion for global health organization Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance — far surpassing the initiative’s original target of $7.4 billion. The funding will go towards global immunization efforts and work to reduce disease inequality around the world. Improved access to vaccines has changed the lives of millions of people around the world. Gavi has already …

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