Food parcels:

Many needy people eat mainly starch such as mielie-meal and don’t get much protein. They would benefit by receiving food that is as nutritious as possible.

Such nutritious foods include

  • Rice
  • Canned Fish (Tuna, Pilchards or Salmon)
  • Canned Meat (Corned Beef And Ham)
  • Canned Vegetables
  • Cooking Oils (Olive And Canola)
  • Crackers
  • Dried Beans,
  • Dried Herbs And Spices
  • Dried Lentils,
  • Dried Split Peas,
  • Enriched Mielie-Meal,
  • Fruit (Canned Or Dried)
  • Instant Mashed Potatoes
  • Long-Life Milk Or Powdered Milk,
  • Nuts
  • Pasta
  • Peanut Butter
  • Salt
  • Soup Powder Stew And Chili
  • Soya Mince,
  • Stock Cubes
  • Tea / Coffee / Sugar,
  • Whole Grain Cereal
  1. Eggs, brown or whole wheat bread, and vitamin-enriched margarine could be bought and given out soon after purchase. Milk chocolate with nuts has more food value than other sweets.
  2. Bar of Sunlight soap