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FOOD

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But we have to be careful, we have to take care of our health, exercise, eat well, take our vitamins, [...] for our bodies to be strong, and to confront that disease. [All those things,] and getting rid of fear.”

- Freddy Ferreyra, Instituto del Bien Común, Iquitos

During the pandemic, food has been a source of comfort and connection, as well as a matter of urgent concern. Closed borders, blocked travel routes, and sudden economic changes have impacted access to food for many. For others, growing and preparing food has been a way to sustain ourselves.

How has the pandemic changed the meaning of food for your family?

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CABILDO INDÍGENA MONIFUE URUKƗ: FEEDING COMMUNITY

In Bogotá, offering meals and provisions to struggling community members has been a life-saving form of care and mutual aid.