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CP Avant donated food at Earth Saviours Foundation for World Food Day Weekend

2020-11-24 05:46:12 News & Society


19th October 2020, New Delhi: The CP Avant Pvt. Ltd ( CPAPL ), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Charoen Pokphand Group (CPG), Thailand reached out to veterans with meal boxes. This drive took place in collaboration with Earth Saviours Foundation, an internationally recognized NGO, which provides shelter to abandoned senior citizens and mentally disabled people. CP Group of companies distributed free meals of Five Star, their QSR, to 500 veterans. The activity culminated yesterday by the two subsidiaries of the group: CP Avant Pvt. Ltd. and CP Foods.

Kasinn Khaowprasert, Director, CP Avant Pvt. Ltd. expressed, “The pandemic has critically impacted the lifestyle of weaker sections, incapacitated them for even fulfilling basic needs. Our team highlighted such difficulty faced by the people and decided to serve one in need this World Food Day.” The actions scheduled are an extension of the social commitment of the company which is tirelessly working to bring quality food to an increasingly larger number of people, Kasin added.

Nearly 690 million people still go hungry and over 2 billion people do not have regular access to safe, nutritious and sufficient food. The COVID-19 pandemic could add between 83-132 million people to this number, depending on the economic growth scenario, states the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations.

Ravi Kalra, Founder, Earth Saviours Foundation, said, “Undoubtedly, food is the basic human right and everyone deserves to have three proper meals a day for a healthy living. We, at our NGO, provide shelter to abandoned senior citizens, underprivileged and mentally disabled people. Despite challenges such as pandemics, CP Avant has come forward to strengthen the food system and livelihood of less privileged people. It's nice to see that restaurants are working selflessly and delivering food to the underprivileged sections of society."

Also, the journalists from certain publications have witnessed the drive by visiting the Krua Thai’s kitchen. The food packaging and delivery process were undertaken with strict norms, eliminating any sort of corona virus dissemination via regular sanitization and contactless packaging and transportation.

About C.P. Avant Pvt. Ltd.

Founded in the year 1921, Charoen Pokphand Group (CP) is a Thai conglomerate based in Bangkok. It is CP Avant Pvt. Ltd. ( CPAPL ) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Charoen Pokphand Group ( CPG ), incorporated in year 2018 in India.

About Earth Saviours Foundation

The Earth Saviours Foundation is an Internationally recognized NGO, situated in Gurugram, Haryana India. It was founded in 2008 by Shri Ravi Kalra. He is a well-known Karma Yogi, social activist and an environmentalist. The Foundation is dedicated to serving less privileged people and making every possible effort to protect the environment. The Earth Saviours Foundation is registered under 80 G of Income Tax Exemption Act and is eligible to get support from corporate companies under CSR. The selfless, dedicated, committed and vigilant staff and volunteers of The Earth Saviours Foundation are working day and night for community welfare.

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