94,359 litres of soup cooked in Mandela Day Challenge


Gogos in Soweto

Chefs with Compassion – along with hundreds of home cooks, chefs, corporates and communities – have smashed their record in the third annual #67000litres Challenge for Mandela Day, cooking 94,359 litres of nutrient-rich soup for approximately 377,436 people in seven provinces around the country — almost 17,000 litres more than the 2020 record.

In the biggest annual community cooking initiative in South Africa, 128 participants, representing hotels, restaurants, companies and individuals, took up the challenge and got behind their stoves to cook for a cause — cleaning out their pantries to showcase the massive problem of food waste in South Africa.

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