Training the unemployed for a better future, Worldchefs in partnership with Electrolux and Aiesec are engaged for a better world!

May 29,2018

Founded by Worldchefs, powered by The Electrolux Food Foundation and Aiesec, FEED THE PLANET is extending the successful zero-waste culinary training program for unemployed people to a second location in Brazil. Plans are also in place to launch the program in Argentina, Russia and Egypt in the near future.


With a focus on reducing food waste, the Electrolux Food Foundation launched a culinary training program as a pilot in Curitiba, Brazil, in September 2017. 


Since then, 34 people – mostly women – have been trained. Out of the first batch of 18 students, eight have already found new jobs. 


“The team in Curitiba - together with our partners Worldchefs and AIESEC - took this sketch of an idea, developed and implemented it in a way that exceeded everyone’s expectations. This has inspired us to replicate the program in other locations,” says Malin Ekefalk, Director of Social Responsibility at Electrolux. 

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Feed the Planet is an initiative to inspire sustainable food consumption among communities and professionals, and to support people in need through emergency relief, food poverty alleviation, and education. Founded by WORLDCHEFS, it is run in partnership with Electrolux Food Foundation and AIESEC.

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