As the world decides whether students can safely return to school amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, parents, teachers and children are wondering what the future holds for their education. Learn how school closure greatly impacts children – and could for years to come.
For 14-year-old Robert and his mother Maame in Ghana, the COVID-19 pandemic has been especially challenging. With eight children at home, Maame is worried that she will eventually run out of food to feed her family.
Even as parents and communities worldwide dealt with the COVID-19 crisis, they also spoke about their plans to face a future shaped by the pandemic. Taking the lead from them, here are some key areas to address for a food secure post-COVID recovery.
The entire world is feeling the challenges of the COVID-19 virus. Many have lost jobs, global school closures are leaving children vulnerable, hunger is rising for families and physical distancing is taking a toll on social wellbeing.
Community members in Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation, thanks to CFTC donors, have been able to get into the soil and plant their communiy garden through the COVID-19 pandemic.
“I want to be a doctor when I grow up. I want to treat patients. I always worry when I see too many sick people sitting in the hospital just waiting their turn to visit the doctor. I want to contribute to the health sector in the future.” – Meskerem, 14, Ethiopia