The food distribution campaign for needy families started in mid-May and was gratefully received by the Basotho. They were so overwhelmed by the amount of food and therefore completely speechless. Whenever food was distributed by an international aid organisation, it was usually just a bag of cornmeal and if necessary a bottle of oil or a cabbage, that was it. No matter how big the family was. And that also only once, not regularly. Just don't stop for a whole month. But that was our concern, to take care of people and to accompany them through the hard times with enough food for a whole month.
Between distributions, we and our teammates who live in the respective distribution villages are busy visiting the recipients.
It makes such a big difference to visit the people instead of just giving them the food in their hands and clicking on Read more