Quaker Africa Interest Group highlights food insecurity

Friends met online to share news from their partners in African countries

Food insecurity is a key issue in several African countries, according to the Quaker Africa Interest Group. Lee Taylor, co-clerk of the group and member of Milton Keynes Meeting, told the Friend that a Zoom meeting on 23 April organised by the Quaker Africa Interest Group, involving Quaker and other charities working in Africa, revealed that ‘inequitable technological access’ is also a key issue. She said: ‘Going to an internet café for a Zoom meeting is not an option in lockdown. Access to healthcare and vital medication is [also] limited.’

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