Areas of Focus: Water, sanitation and hygiene, Maternal and child health
Summary: Feed a family of 4 for a year in El Centro, CA
The Imperial County is located in the South East corner of California, bordering with Arizona and Mexico. The area is rich is agriculture. However, 1 in 3 children in Imperial County have food insecurity. Before COVID, the usual unemployment rates was 24% or higher. The need to support the Imperial Valley Food Bank is greater than ever, since more families depend of the food they get to provide for their family.
The Imperial Valley Food Bank estimates that it costs $10 per day to feed a family of 4, or $300 per month, or $3600 a year.
This project is "Reported". This means that a report has been forwarded for review to the district leadership. This report is now being reviewed by the district leadership for approval. Once the report is accepted, the status of the project will be changed to "Completed".