In the western world, the welfare state compensates for the financial consequences of “lock-downs”. In countries like India, Brazil and Indonesia, where millions of people are working as “day laborers,” the consequences of such restrictions are much more drastic. These people have no freezer, no storeroom and no fat savings book. They live from “hand to mouth”. That’s where the fight for survival comes in very quickly.
One of our friends and his team visited hundreds of villages and distributed food packages to thousands of families. He especially looked out for elderly people who were deeply moved by this act of compassion and listened carefully to his words.