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How lucky am I?

It was such an incredible privilege to be able to take food to these families, even if 5 kilos of rice is not as much food as I had initially envisioned. To be able to help over 200 families is due to the donors who gave generously for this first project.
COVID-19 in Cusco: Quarantine Week 9

May 17th 2020
Sunday, 10 May, 2020 56 days down, 14 to go This blog is also posted on www.heatherjasper.com I started today by calling my Mom for Mother’s Day. As with the birthday call, it’s hard to have any conversation without it turning to the pandemic at some point. It sounds like in Idaho people are starting to go out a bit and more stores are opening up. There are lots of people in parks and on th ... read more
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17th May 2020

How lucky am I?
A wonderful thing to be able to exclaim in these uncertain times. Heather. Your work sounds very rewarding for the providers and the recipients. Coming from Australia we can say 'How lucky are we?" as our death rate is incredibly low compared to the rate of infection, yet this is due to the stringent rules and testing by our Federal and State governments and that most people follow the rules. We know how contagious this virus is as our outbreaks indicate it only takes one infected person to create a cluster. It is a lottery and the rates of infection and death rates in some countries appear to be a reflection of their attitude to risk. It saddens me that some countries' attitude is more political than caring. Keep well, keep smiling and keep saying, "How lucky am I?"

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