16 Mar 2020

Jack Ma Foundation Extends Help to Fight Covid-19 In Africa

As Africa records new cases of people getting infected with Covid-19 coronavirus every day, nations are putting things in place to help to contain the spread of the deadly disease. Monday 16th of March 2020, the Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation committed to donating 100,000 medical masks, 20,000 test kits and 1,000 protective suits to each of the 54 nations on the African continent.

In a post on Twitter, the CEO of Alibaba Group emphasized how Africa should be very ready and prepared as the effects of the pandemic continue to spread. the Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation are not donating to only Africa but also to other coronavirus-hit countries including Japan, South Korea, the U.S., Italy, Spain and Belgium.

Addressing the need to share resources and knowledge to combat the health crisis, Ma tweeted: “As members of the global community, it would be irresponsible of us to sit on the fence, panic, ignore facts or fail to act. We need to take action now!”

the post below:

 

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