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Neighbour to Neighbour Campaign

Distribution of relief/support items to the aged and less privileged families.

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We are sharing foodstuffs to low income families in Nigeria. As a result of the lockdown, many families have lost their means of subsistence. We therefore aim at alleviating hunger during this period by sharing food items to low income families including aged people, widows, etc. 

The process of identifying our target audience is done online. We ask people to send in names of aged people and those in a particular living condition. The names are sent electronically and we make calls across to these individuals to ascertain their exact location, for delivery. 

Our delivery team are fully kitted and protected and they deliver these items to the recipients doorstep. 

What is the need are you focusing on?

Distribution of essential food items to the aged and low income families.

What is the best example of business adaption you’ve seen in response to COVID-19?

The best business adaptation seen so far, is the turn over of s private citizen's hotel (Patience Jonathan) into an isolation centre in Nigeria.

What is your profession?

Non Profit Organization

Where are you located (country)?

Nigeria

Where are you located (region)?

  • Western Africa

Which industry do you work in?

  • Non-Profit/Philanthropy

Are you aware of any open source efforts, hackathons or other collaborative efforts related to your submission? Are you participating in these efforts?

No

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Food stuffs before they were delivered.

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Welcome to the challenge Truss Empowerment Foundation . Great to read through your inspiration. Feel free to explore more ideas here and on the ideas phase: https://challenges.openideo.com/challenge/covid-19-business-pivot-challenge-ideation/ideas