Beans, beans, beans…..
Feeding people is truly a team effort. Today we received an incredible four tonnes of small white beans from Schoeman Boerdery.
The good people from Red Transport helped us once again with a truck.
All good so far…. then when the beans arrived at our sharehouse we discovered that the forklift we regularly borrow from one our Neighbours wouldn’t start this morning. So as a massive team effort from our sharehouse volunteers and the driver and helpers from Red Transport, four tonnes of beans were offloaded by the bucket load.
The beans are safe and sound in the sharehouse, ready to provide much needed protein and good nutrition to our beneficiaries across Gauteng.
Thank you to everyone who helped today.
PS – anyone want to donate us a forklift???
We received large donations of vegetables and utensils from Chefs with Compassion which are helping us maintain our homeless soup kitchen that feeds over 200 people daily and vulnerable children in informal settlements in Berea.
After my restaurant business shut down at the start of lockdown, I saw people struggling. They couldn’t get food to eat. I chose to make a difference and I started a soup kitchen to feed people, with help from my staff and family – and Chefs with Compassion.
I used to have a catering business before Covid. Now I am involved with Chefs with Compassion in serving my community by cooking food and also sharing it with other organisations for their communities. I feed 1,500 people each week.
We would like to thank the CWC team as they continuously provide rescued produce that has helped us feed hundreds of thousands of hungry people since the start of the lockdowns.
Hope of the Hopeless Centre would not be open if it was not for CWC, which came and rescued us in the pandemic.
CWC gives Army of Yahweh the opportunity to help other soup kitchens for children and old age homes and vulnerable people in informal settlements in different areas.