An international student leaves after collecting food packages from the Newham Community Project food bank in east London on February 16. Photo: AFP An international student leaves after collecting food packages from the Newham Community Project food bank in east London on February 16. Photo: AFP
An international student leaves after collecting food packages from the Newham Community Project food bank in east London on February 16. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: foreign students in Britain hit hard by pandemic-driven food poverty

  • Without work or state aid, international students who came to the UK to realise their dreams are plunged into poverty because of the pandemic
  • Many of them are relying on the Newham Community Project, a local charity which provides food and essentials to over 1,000 students every week

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
An international student leaves after collecting food packages from the Newham Community Project food bank in east London on February 16. Photo: AFP An international student leaves after collecting food packages from the Newham Community Project food bank in east London on February 16. Photo: AFP
An international student leaves after collecting food packages from the Newham Community Project food bank in east London on February 16. Photo: AFP
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