Sprout Care Foundation in rural Uganda provides food and education to vulnerable children and orphans. Sprout Care Foundation will support vulnerable children and their families with food relief, respirator masks and sanitizers. In a few weeks coronavirus (Covid-19) infections spread to reach the pandemic proportions. Transport interruptions, limiting access to markets, quarantines and supply chain disruptions affect supply of food. Uganda has registered one case so far.
The economic consequences of covid-19 have ended up hurting more people in rural Uganda than the disease itself. Transport interruptions, measures limiting access to markets and supply chain disruptions caused localized price hikes. The vulnerable children households with food insecurity are generally more vulnerable and less prepared for an epidemic outbreak and is more likely to experience higher mortality rates, high malnutrition and vulnerability to disease. Uganda uses a free market economy
Sprout Care Foundation will support those in urgent need of food, self protection and those likely to suffer from malnutrition in different villages targeting orphans and vulnerable children households.
The project will reduce the impact of food crisis that capable of causing malnutrition, high mortality rates among children and diseases related to poor feeding practices.
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