Feeding center is a place where people get food for free. At Ken G Morka foundation, we give food to people who are from poor background and homeless people. So that they don’t go around stealing in order for them to eat, we also give them food. That have nutrients and vitamins, which is good for their health. Feeding centers help the homeless in Johannesburg by providing healthy food to them.
South Africa have a lot of feeding centers and Ken G. Morka Foundation is one of them. We make sure that no one sleep with an empty stomach, the foundation believes that is our duty to provide food for them. We also make sure that homeless people have something to eat due to the high rate of unemployment.
Feeding centers help the homeless in Johannesburg, have impacted the homeless positively because it gives them hope to change their lives.
Benefits of Feeding Centers
There are people who are unemployed but have skills, it gives them strength that they can still look for employment. Or use their skills to get income than resorting to drug abuse, Ken G. Morka Foundation also feeds the homeless people. Who have skills and while the feeding is going on, the Foundation encourage them that they can still have a bright future. And change their lives, Ken G. Morka Foundation make sure that they help homeless people with food and blankets. Especially in winter so that they don’t catch cold.
Community kitchen help the homeless in Johannesburg
Ken G. Morka Foundation community kitchen is opened for everyone, but their main focus is on homeless people. And also accept volunteers who want to come and help when we feed homeless people, because is a lot of work. And we need more hands,our community kitchen is open for two days a week which is Saturday and Sunday from 12:00pm. The Foundation use food to change lives and to strengthen our community.
Food parcel projects
At Ken G. Morka foundation we also distribute food parcels to people who are from a poor background apart from the homeless. The food parcels project is held monthly.
We give them the following items:
- 5 x 410g beans
- 2 kg rice
- 2l cooking & salt
- 10 kg maize meal
- 1 kg washing powder
- 500g sunlight soap