World Food Day 2020 Activities

Dawoodi Bohra communities across the world celebrated World Food Day by initiating Food Distribution Drives to serve various underprivileged sections of society with the aim of realising the UN’s sustainable development goal of achieving zero hunger by 2030. With the help of FMB community kitchen, members distributed dry rations as well as cooked meals, even in the wake of disastrous floods as was the case in Hyderabad and Secunderabad.

Details of the activities conducted:

AhmedabadCommunity members serve cooked biryani to those in need.
ChennaiContinuing the campaign of Zero Food Hunger.
DohaWith the guidance of Indian Community Benevolent Forum (ICBF), members serve food packets to 215 people.
Hyderabad/ SecunderabadCommunity members provided relief after a devastating flood that swept the city. As much as half a ton of non-perishable food items was collected and distributed to those in need.
Kuwait (HSB)HSB members collected and donated 140 KD to red crescent society to provide relief to Lebanon. They also donated to trash-tag Kuwait to provide food to the hungry.
Molndal (Sweden)Community members delivered food to a church that extends help to the needy.
MuscatCommunity members donated 1.5 Tonnes of non-perishable food items.
Nagpur (HSB)Young students presented a colorful exhibition to raise awareness about food hunger and security.
Nairobi (HSB)HSB members delivered food to two care homes; Don Bosco Children’s home and Nyumbani Diagnostic Centre.
PatnaCommunity members served 1000 food packets to the needy.
Pen100 food packets were prepared at FMB kitchen and distributed at Kamarli Adiwasi shala children of a very small village situated in a rural area.
SharjahCommunity members distributed food packets to the needy and created awareness on #Zerowastage.
SingaporeDry rations were delivered to the orphanage Darul Ehsan where 70 children will benefit from the donation.
Sydney200 meals were provided to people with financial hardships, individuals with mental health issues, refugees and others who are in distress especially due to Covid-19 and who approached the local council for assistance.
TorontoCommunity members provided turkeys to homeless shelters to help them celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving.

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October 18, 2020
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