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Save the Children – Big IF in Hyde Park 8th June

Not so long ago, 46 year old Abadit was given a cow. This cow saved not only hers but her seven children’s lives. You see, Abadit lives in Ethiopia and is one of the many people that go hungry every day. I listened to the story of Abadit’s life, plus a few others who have been saved from the misery of hunger, whilst tasting ugali, a staple of many Ethiopians diets. Ugali consists of maize and water and is the only meal that many can afford. Can you imagine how it tastes? Well I can tell you – imagine putting a spoon of warm mushy water into your mouth. Ugali is completely tasteless and has no nutritional value whatsoever. We were at the house of a Save the Children campaigner to learn about the upcoming Big IF event that will take place in Hyde Park on Saturday 8th June. (More info here and sign up here). I felt incredibly lucky to be able to enjoy fine food and wine throughout the course of the evening. …