The food crisis in Venezuela harms all components of society. No one seems to escape the reality which begins to leave permanent damages for future generations. 33% of children have a growth delay and this is a mental damage that will be with them throughout their lives. Malnutrition is taking lives in orphanages due to the lack of food supplies provided by the current government.
The scarcity of food in Venezuela and the lack of medical supplies has become a problem that affects the health of vulnerable starving children. Orphaned children do not receive the help promised by the government. Those in charge of orphanages have been tasked with reducing the amount of food per day for each per orphaned child. There are more children who are abandoned on the streets that have created an insurmountable challenge.