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Shoprite’s 15 Years Of Fighting Hunger In Southern Africa

The Shoprite Mobile Soup Kitchens have become a beacon of hope in many communities Shoprite Group News Email Alert It’s been 15 years since the first Shoprite Mobile Soup Kitchen trucks set out on a journey to combat hunger in South Africa. The programme that started in 2007 with just three trucks serving Gauteng and the North West province, has grown into a fleet of 32 trucks serving all provinces. Since inception, the Shoprite Mobile Soup Kitchens have served almost 55 million meals to vulnerable communities – covering every corner of the country, including neighbouring countries Zambia, Angola and Namibia – and travelled nearly 10 million kilometres. Supported by Mars, PepsiCo, Tiger Brands, Fuso and UD Trucks, the Mobile Soup Kitchens have also created employment for over 80 employees who are passionate about the communities they serve. “The Shoprite Mobile Soup Kitchens have become a beacon of hope in many communities where we’re warmly welcomed when we arrive. "We serve on average a thousand cups of soup a day and the demand keeps growing.

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