The Foundation of Goodness is a holistic rural development model that seeks to bridge the urban-rural divide in Sri Lanka via 10 empowerment divisions across 900+ villages island-wide, and reached over 307,000+ beneficiaries in 2022 alone by way of 15 Empowerment Centres, free of cost.
The past 5 weeks of the Feed the Hungry Essential Grocery Pack campaign has been extraordinary and the Phase 3 has been the biggest distribution of essential grocery packs for the Foundation of Goodness. This project commenced under the backdrop of an overwhelming number of appeals reaching us from all over Sri Lanka as the economic hardships brought about by COVID-19 made it difficult for many rural Sri Lankans to put food on the table.
Through the remarkable generosity of members of the FoG Family, we managed to reach our target of 5000 essential grocery packs during this phase of the Feed the Hungry Campaign!
The first week saw the distribution of 400 essential grocery packs in the rural villages of the Anuradhapura, Kandy and Badulla Districts. These essential grocery packs will greatly alleviate the suffering of over 1446 beneficiaries from 400 rural families.
All distributions took place in adherence to health and safety guidelines with some of the distributions being subject to delays due to prevailing quarantine regulations imposed across Sri Lanka.