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Farm Africa's response to Covid-19

18 March 2020

Like all other organizations, Farm Africa is being affected by the global outbreak of the novel coronavirus Covid-19.

Following suspected cases of infection in the building where our head office in London is located, all UK-based staff are currently working from home.

We are open for business!

Our phone lines have been diverted and we are able to access email as usual. It is still possible to send mail to the Farm Africa office. However, we apologize for any slight delays in the processing of donations received by mail. We politely request that anyone wishing to donate does so online if you are able to do so, in order to minimize any delays. 

We are so grateful for the ongoing support from so many individuals and organizations. This will enable us to continue vital work helping communities across eastern Africa to escape poverty and build their resilience to challenges such as the climate crisis, the current locust infestation and to economic shocks brought about by the pandemic.

To date, Farm Africa’s field operations have experienced minimal disruption due to the pandemic, but this is likely to change in the coming weeks. We continue to monitor developments and will respond accordingly in order to safeguard the health and safety of our staff and the communities we work with.

We have suspended international travel by our staff, and will continue to review whether travel within our countries of operation may need to restricted.

If you have any queries, please do not to hesitate to contact us.