AFP rolls out mobile kitchen, serves hot meals to disadvantaged individuals
PASIG CITY, April 21 (PIA)–The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) rolled out Monday, its mobile kitchen to serve fellow Filipinos amid the threat of the coronavirus disease (COVID19)
Under the “Kapwa Ko, Sagot Ko” campaign, the AFP mobile kitchen provides hot meals to some 3,000 disadvantaged individuals and families. The campaign piloted at Purok 1,2 and 3 of Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City.
According to the AFP, the disadvantaged individuals and families will be given free hot meals once a day, for a couple of days.
Culinary trained soldiers are onboard two military kitchen trucks tagged as “Vessels of Blessings.” They will prepare the meals every day while support personnel will deliver them to designated drop-off points.
The AFP added that the provision of meals through the mobile kitchen follows enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) protocols – limiting the movement of the people and residents in the area.
Other identified beneficiaries of the campaign include stranded workers, students receiving little or no support, informal settlers, and families in depressed communities.
The campaign is implemented by the Civil Relations Service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (CRSAFP) led by its Commander Major General Ernesto Torres Jr., in cooperation with partner stakeholders and donors.
Meanwhile, donors for the “Kapwa Ko, Sagot Ko” campaign may coordinate with the CRSAFP. (AFP/PIA-NCR)