FOOD PROGRAM

During this year we have provided food supply to different areas of the population in Venezuela, making emphasis on the children, who are the ones suffering the most due to the shortage of food. 

 

On our nutritional campaign #FeedAKid, we work with a logistic that guarantees that with a dollar ($1) we can give a child one meal a day in community kitchens or school canteens during a school day. 

 

So far, we are supporting the feeding monthly more than 3,000 children, teenagers, disable and elders in 33 Centers in different regions nationwide, serving more than 90,000 meals every month. Nevertheless, it is still not enough because the starving situation is increasing.

 

We continue working to reach the biggest amount of communities in need. As we collect more resources, we will be able to continue growing our range of help.

 

We invite to actively collaborate in our Food Program for Venezuela. We cannot do it without the collaboration of the people and the Companies that guarantee the monthly maintenance for our beneficiaries. Any contribution that we could receive is very important for those who count with our help through our Foundation.

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1. OBJECTIVES:

1. Support local non-governmental organizations in their initiatives for feeding children, young people and the elderly in conditions of extreme poverty in Venezuela.

2. Create community feeding centers in poor and/or rural sectors to provide at least one meal a day to children, youth, older adults living in these communities.

3. Involve the young children mothers living in the communities in the processing of preparation of the food with the purpose of extending the Program to their family group.

 

 

 

2. DESCRIPTION:

Our Feed Program consists in the economic support of Centers at the national level, by sending fixed monthly remittances that will be destined to the acquisition of food.  The amount assigned will guarantees at least one meal a day to a children, adolescents or elderly people in precarious conditions. This economic contribution is allocated for a whole year from the date of admission.

 

Type of centers:

The centers are characterized according to the place where the food is offered, these are:

• School Canteens

• Nutrition recovery centers

• Children community dining room

• Adult community dining rooms

• Mixed community dining rooms (children and adults)

• Small, medium, large / Children Shelters

• Small, medium, large / Adults Shelters

• Joint mixed Community dining rooms

Under the dynamic of these centers, we taught the value of solidarity and given. We try to include the minor representatives to join our volunteer work because we think that the impact of helping a woman is reflected in the whole family. For example, our mothers process the food with the purpose of giving to others but at the same time they are providing food to their family group.

 

Feed Program Protocol:

CVEF Feed program has a well-established project evaluation protocol consisting of:

1. Collect all the information about the prospective Projects, including the exhaustive review and study of the applicant organization or community past work, history, constitution, social networks, etc. by interviews, visits and references.

2. Evaluation and approbation by Humanitarian Aid Montreal Committee.

3. Set an allocation in dollars according to the number of people to be beneficiate.

4. Acceptance and official sign of service agreements, paperwork and commitments.

5. Monthly deposits of the fixed amount in accounts assigned to the projects.

6. Regular visits to the center by CVEF volunteers in Venezuela to verify the proper functioning of the Center.

7. Every month the local Organization has the responsibility to present to CVEF proper receipts, expenses, photos and activities reports of the Centers benefit under our Program.

 

1.RESULTS:

 

The formula applied for the organization of our Feed Program and the constant synergy with the strategic alliances, volunteers and team work in Venezuela has been extraordinary.

For this reason, 33 Centers had been supported for CVEF in Venezuela today and they represented a significant help for the communities where they work.  We are providing food to the most needed under our Feed Program, reaching more than 3,000 benefits monthly basis.

For more details, we attach the list of the centers, schools and shelters throughout Venezuela included in our Feed Program and their respective CVEF alliances with local agencies.

 

 

 

2.NUMBERS:

 

By June 2018, our Feed Program is implemented in Venezuela with the following results monthly basis:

 

• Benefit people throughout Venezuela.

• Non-governmental centers are being supported.

• Meals served monthly.

 

• The beneficiary population is:

• Children between 0 to 11 years of age

• Young people from 12 to 16 years old

• Elder adults

 

 

3. ACTIVITIES:

 

In order to obtain the funds to cover the monthly allocation to the different centers in our Feed Programs for Venezuela, we held social and fundraising events throughout the year in different cities of the world to reach our goals. We have the support of more than 500 volunteers and more than 30 allies’ organizations.  However, it is It is essential to be able to receive financial support from Corporations to expand the program and reach more people in conditions of extreme poverty.

 

 

4.BUDGET:

 

We have a different budget for each Center depending of the type of service, number of beneficiates and number of meals served each month.

 

As a reference, this is the budget for the School Canteens.  We work in a base of feeding 100 children average plus 20 Mothers involved in the food process, guaranteeing each one at least one meal per workday in a month.

 

According to the expenses, we only need $ 0.325 for each meal served:

Food cost (100 children)…………….…….…………………..…….….….$  400.00

Food cost (20 Mothers involved in food preparation) ………..…….…....$  80.00

Transportation………………..…….……………………………..………….$  20.00

Equipment and didactic material…...………….……….……..…………….$ 80.00

Administrative Expenses……………………………………….……..….….$ 50.00

Management & control staff ………………….……………………………. $ 20.00

                                                            TOTAL……………………………. $ 650.00

 

Currently, we maintain 33 Centers with more than 3,000 beneficiaries serving 91,000 meals per month. We need an average budget of $30,000.00 monthly to maintain CVEF Feed Program for Venezuela.