As we all know, COVID-19 has shaken the world and its system. In America, as a result of the pandemic, 3.7 million gallons of milk are being dumped everyday. to put it into perspective, that is enough milk to meet the average consumption of 74 million Americans (20% of the population) daily. On the other hand, due to unprecedented rates of unemployment, there has been a record-breaking 70% increase in demand at food banks, and their pantries can not keep up.Read More
The simplest guideline to staying safe from the novel Coronavirus—
i.e., ‘stay home’— may be easier said than done for the most vulnerable section of our society: the homeless. RND4IMPACT INC. recognizes this issue and the unique challenges this presents. While we scramble for toilet paper, the section of our society most vulnerable to Covid-19 still doesn’t have access to clean toilets. They sleep in parking lots and defecate in the open, since the shelters they once relied on are now understaffed due to the pandemic.
In the U.S. health care workers have resorted to reusing protective gear more times than recommended in order to reduce the demand. In the areas that have been very badly affected, they are using office supplies as a substitute of proper protective gear. Doctors and nurses have been left with no choice but to reuse gowns with different patients, and double up on the flimsy masks that you may see in a regular doctor’s office, rather than the advanced respirator masks that can actually protect them from the virus.Read More