The COVID-19 pandemic has encouraged all of us to use technology in different ways. We have continued to learn, live, and stay connected through our screens. We are making sure our people within our community get the support they need , promoting health and well-being of our community during this pandemic, especially for those with underline health conditions.
Family support services:
It is clear that some of our local area community do not know how to use the Zoom but we are contacting them via WhatsApp group and phone calls when giving awareness about Covid19 in different languages. Because most people in our community speak Swahili language , we are creating a series film , though this film we are raising awareness about Covid19 in Swahili. This is because most of our community speaks Swahili , and educating ourselves about Covid19 and the importance of taking test although the vaccination.
We are making phone calls for booking hospital appointments , Repeating prescriptions, Helping with housing repairs, Supporting with shopping and food deliveries for cooked and fresh foods although contacting city council and other local authorities depending on the emergency of their needs. While delivering the food, we also handed out free washable masks. This was very important because it will safeguard our community and protect them from Covid19 and reduce the spread of Covid-19 in our local area.
Online cooking session vie zoom:
We are doing weekly online cooking sessions with families to fight isolation and to engage people to cook nutrition food and eating Healthy during this difficult moment of pandemic. Therefore, we provide monthly free cooked meal and deliver to people’s house for health eating in our local community area.
Popular education vie online zoom.
- About people’s mental health during Covid 19
- Gender equality Weekly training about
- Participatory Action Research hosted by Javi Sanchez from (Ann Matthews Trust CIC organisation).
Online children’s art and crafts session:
While some of venues, cultural organisations and some School buildings may be closed, engaging in the visual arts is more important for children and their families now than ever. Solidarityhull CIC invited children and families to participate on our online art activity. The children’s art activities is a fantastic opportunity to encourage families and their children to take part in fun, creative activities that will help the children not to feel isolated during this pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a dramatic loss of human life worldwide and presents an unprecedented challenge to public health, food systems and the world of work.
Solidarity Hull CIC exploring the worlds we used to describe COVID-19 , asking people how they feel about this pandemic. During this time, many people respond including children to feel low, worried, anxiety, angry, financial worries, poverty lack of food, job security and fear associated with returning to the outside world. The fears for their own physical health and wellbeing, including those with health problems from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups. These are all common reactions to the difficult situation we face in our community due to Covid-19. Everyone reacts differently to events and changes in the way that we think, feel and behave.
Food poverty increasing about the impact of rising poverty on wellbeing of children and families. Many families reported that are on low income and struggling to put food on table because of pandemic. Many families surveyed continue to struggle financially.
We must rethink the future of our environment. Only then can we protect the health, livelihoods, food Justice and nutrition of all people, and ensure that our new normal is a better one.
Solidarity Hull is committed to reducing the spread of COVID19 by following the government guidelines and recommendations, risk assessing all our planned activities.
Solidarity Hull CIC, use food to make difference in our community.
During to this pandemic many people and families in our community struggling with many challenging, such as a reduction in their government benefits, unemployment or in low income. Solidarity Hull CIC, has provided people with food parcel or hot meal. Some of our volunteers help to deliver food for people who are self-isolating, older people or people who are staying at home because of health risks. Food Justice project help us to reduce loneliness and wellbeing of people in our community, also we aim to fight isolation and anxiety by engaging people to eat health and nutrition food at home.
Food Justice for everyone!
All meals are for free , Due to this pandemic all meals are for takeaway only.
This pandemic has stopped us from working on the ground but that won’t stop us from supporting our community. We are working from home and all our sessions and workshops still ruining online platform. Also we created a WhatsApp group or you can follow our facebook page to keep in touch, support and keep people informed during this period.
The COVID‐19 pandemic has meant that Solidarity Hull has been unable to meet and carry out activities with our community. We are unable to maintain our office/workshop space and unable to fundraise as our team had been in lockdown and many of us do not have personal computers or internet at home.
Help control the virus.
The World Health Organization has said that people aged in their 20s, 30s and 40s are spreading the virus without having the symptoms.
To protect yourself and others, when you leave home you must:
- wash hands – keep washing your hands regularly
- cover face – wear a face covering over your nose and mouth in enclosed spaces
- make space – stay at least 2 metres away from people not in your household.