Rosario, Nariño department, Colombia. An indigenous woman receives a food parcel.
Half ration for one person for one month:
- 4 kg carbohydrates (rice, corn or wheat flour, pasta)
- 1.5 kg beans or lentils
- 1 can sardines (425 grams)
- 1 kg sugar
- 0.5 kg chocolate beverage
- 0.125 kg coffee
- 0.125 kg salt
- 1 litre oil
The type of food we distribute depends on what people usually eat in the country or region concerned.
The amount depends on need; where people have nothing, we distribute a full ration (about 2400 calories a day). If they already have half of what they need, we just provide what's missing.