PADES' Executive Director has launched the Congolese Food Bank on World Food Day

Kinshasa-  16 October 2014.

Today, World Food Day is celebrated worldwide.  African Programme for Economic and Social Development's Executive Director took this opportunity to launch the First Food Bank from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, that will contribute to eradicate hunger.

Knowing that everybody has rights  to eat a good quality and enough quantity of meal, PADES' Executive Director has expressed his concern as several million of people are suffering with  hunger.

For the rigths to food to become more effective in Africa and to ensure that by  2020 no African children would go to bed with hunger, PADES' Executive Director has launched today the First Food Bank of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

The Food Bank Programme  will contribute to figth  hunger  and poverty in Kinshasa and in conflict affected provinces  within Eastern Congo.

The Executive Director invitess all Good will people or institution, Business men or women, Mining Companies,  Beverage companies, Telecomunication Corporates, Hotels, Restaurants, Super Markets, Stores, Banks, Agrobusiness Companies, Church, National and International  Organisations or  Fondations, etc.; to join him support this initiatives so that the Food Bank of DRC became effective.

Final recipients of all donations are  street children, children from poor families,  orphanages and any civil servant in need.

For more information on where and how to contribute, please contact PADES at : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Cette adresse e-mail est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser.

Executive Direction Secretariat.