Trudeau announces money for COVID relief

Over the past year, Food Grain supporters and others have been sending letters and e postcards to their MP’s asking for Canada to increase aid to developing countries. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced in the Throne Speech that they will fund $400 million to enable developing countries to cope with the effects of COVID-19.

The new funding will go to trusted partners on the ground fighting COVID-19 and will enable Canada to support the recovery and resilience of developing countries.

Did you know ….

– In 2019-2020 the Canadian Food Grains Bank helped over 800,000 people in 34 countries.
– Almost 690 million people in the world are hungry and malnourished.
– 98% of people experiencing hunger live in developing countries.
– Around 80% of displaced people live in countries affected by long term hunger and malnutrition.

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