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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 interesting thing about pigs is that they are magical if well managed.”
– Flavia, pig farmer and mom to 9-year-old Jordan, Uganda
“Since our diets have improved, my children no longer have frequent flus and colds and are much healthier.”
– REBECCA, 40, UGANDA
“After the gender equality training, I’ve seen a new ‘brand’ of love in our home.”
– Aisha, Uganda
“I am proud that I have been able to take care of my children as a single parent.”
– Salome, Uganda
“After my husband lost his job as a fisherman, we suffered as a family. We used to plead with the school not to chase our three children away when we were behind on fees. We were struggling – and that’s when you came in.”
-FLORENCE, 34, UGANDA
“Opening up this shop was something I had long dreamed of. This is my passion.”
-GERTRUDE, 38, UGANDA