Illustration - Photo: wikipedia

HUF 8.5 billion food supply, health assistance scheme launched for homeless

Daily average 4,200 meals will be distributed at 88 locations around Hungary under the arrangements of a 8.5 billion forint (EUR 22m) scheme to provide food and health assistance to the homeless, a ministry official said on Wednesday.

Denes Sandor Nemcsok, deputy state secretary at the ministry of public administration and regional development, told the press at the project launch event that it was planned to run for five years under the arrangements of the Szechenyi Plan Plus, and it would be financed 90 percent by the European Union and 10 percent by Hungary.

The most important part of the scheme dubbed “Food assistance for homeless people” is providing meals and connected measures aimed to improve their quality of life, he added.

Leave a Reply