Jacqueline Fernandez has partnered with Action Against Hunger Foundation to support the nutrition of villagers of Pathardi and Sakur villages in Maharashtra. The actress partnered with them for their Palghar project and the end goal to is to eradicate malnutrition completely but this is a process that will take time and with correct steps and measures this is a goal that is achievable and Jacqueline is doing whatever she can from her end.
Prior to this, the actress had worked very closely with the foundation to create awareness about malnutrition during the initial stages of the pandemic. With the current pandemic, the condition has become worse for everyone and basic necessities have become nothing less than a luxury. Everyone has been trying their best but instead of giving a short term solution, Jacqueline has adopt the villages like her own and plans to ensure that they always have smiles and never suffer due to hunger.
The partnership will be feeding 1550 people giving them all the nutrition they need for the next three years. There will be various group sessions conducted which will be focused on nutrition. Women will also be guided on how to take care of the children after their birth, children under the age of 6 will be screened with MUAC tapes for malnutrition.
7 frontline workers will be given training and on the job assistance. Along with this, even kitchen gardens will be grown in the village. All of this will be done ensuring all the safety guidelines are followed and no one suffers or dies due to starvation or lack of nutrition.
Action Against Hunger shared this noble cause on their social media and said, "Thank you Jacqueline Fernandez for your support and welcome to the family. In these tough times, we need to act together and help change lives. #changinglives #inspiration #againsthunger @jacquelinef143"
In the past as well, Jacqueline has very closely worked with many foundations and also helped many all by herself setting an example. Kudos Jacqueline! The actress will be seen next in Kick 2 which was announced recently.