Colombia: Cucuta soup kitchens feeding 1,500 stricken Venezuelans a day

Hundreds of Venezuelans made their daily commute from their crisis-hit homeland to the Colombian border town of Cucuta on Sunday in order to eat at Church-run soup kitchens. Volunteers at a local Catholic Church cook and distribute breakfast and lunch every day, according to its priest Jose David Cana Perez. «Every morning we distribute bread with a coffee and we have an average of 1,500 to 1... Еще,700 lunches for our Venezuelan brothers,» he said. «We come here every day, it isn't a secret how we are living, what we do on a daily basis at home, we have to seek refuge in another place where we can have a dish of decent food,» said Orancy Andrea Palencia, one of the mothers who makes the daily journey to feed her children. According to reports for the last seven months, the volunteers provided help to around 360,000 Venezuelans.

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