For all its beauty, Cape Town also has its dark side. Economic and social inequality is arguably nowhere more evident in South Africa than here. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, which fuelled the disparate nature of the local communities, it was estimated that more than 7 000 homeless people were living on the streets of this city alone, while thousands of families were vulnerable and in need of support.
This figure has since increased significantly, and feeding hungry people became a much more mammoth task. An innovative and effective solution was needed to provide those most in need with nutritious meals.
What Ladles of Love needed was a game changer that would ramp up our ability to source and supply food at much larger volumes, much faster.