Food is so much more than just a meal to eat. Food ranges from agricultural activities, to gardens, to traditional knowledge. All these aspects of food can help change the future for children.
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.
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.