The Community Care digital voucher is a targeted approach to addressing the socio-economic impacts of Covid-19.
The Community Care voucher, as a digital voucher, provides social relief without the risks, logistics and costs associated with distributing food parcels. In a time-sensitive context, a digital voucher provides immediate relief.
To make redeeming the voucher convenient, the Community Care voucher can be spent at local spaza and house shops for goods sold there, although it is strongly associated with the ten ‘best buys’ of affordable, nutritious food (costing approximately R300).
This allows choice and supports small businesses in the local economy, benefiting the local community and building social cohesion.