With funding from the government – as well as gifts and grants – shelter residents get access to clean laundry, food, showers, essential medical treatment, lockers for their basic belongings, and (most notably) job training in the back kitchen which enables individuals to start finding real employment.
While we were there, we worked in the kitchen alongside job trainees, prepping food and plasticware. Between two days, we got to chop around 100 pounds of potatoes, onions, and peppers, and roll some 1000+ lunch and dinner utensils. While it may have been just a minor dent in the number of rations they go each and every day, we were glad we could go and do our part to help.
Here are some photos from our experience: