Why college students in South Africa are turning to meals banks

Earlier than the pandemic round a 3rd of college college students in South Africa had been going to class hungry, in response to analysis.

Now that drawback is getting worse as half time jobs have dried up throughout lockdown, and college students’ households have misplaced work.

Bianca Nonhlanhla Skhosana is a fourth 12 months medical pupil on the College of The Witwaterstrand in Johannesburg. She is one among a whole lot of scholars on the uni whose needed to flip to a meals parcel programme for assist.

Reporter and video journalist: Olivia Le Poidevin, BBC Minute

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