The Hong Kong restaurant offering free ‘fortune meals’ to the needy, seven days a week

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Working-class communities have been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, with many struggling to feed themselves and pay rent. Catering company Gingko House, which operates several restaurants in Hong Kong, started the fook faan or “fortune meals” programme in 2017. The restaurant emphasises giving people food options regardless of their financial situation, by serving a variety of dishes.Today, with help from donors and volunteers, it provides the elderly, low-income and struggling individuals with nutritious cooked meals, every day of the year.

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