Covid-19
Resource Page

This page is designed to provide relevant resources surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as a medium for immediate practical action for those impelled to service through giving. 

African Philanthropists Giving to Covid 19

IANPHI supports COVID-19 response in Mozambique, Nigeria, Burkina Faso and Cambodia

Facebook supports African SMB’s through Economic Impact Programmes offered virtually in wake of COVID-19 Pandemic

Mozambique promises 667 Million in COVID-19 Support initiatives

 

Nigeria Humanitarian Fund announces a record $22.4 million funding for life-saving activities and COVID-19 response

Sawiris Foundation Partners with UNHCR to support vulnerable refugees amid COOVID-19 in Egypt

Sassa to spend R700m providing refugees with the R350 COVID-19 relief grant

Coca-Cola Foundation commits $17million across Africa in response to COVID-19

Ford provides 50,000 face shields to assist Southern Africa

Liberia: The END Fund and the Luminos Fund Align Efforts to Fight COVID-19

Chinese Enterprises of Commerce in Liberia Joins CPVID-19 Fight

Egypt send Congo, Zambia anti Covid-19 supplies

Liberia: Clar Hope Foundation, Merck Distribute Food Items, Locally Made Face Masks to People With Disabilities

Kenyan doctor Jemimah Muthoni set up an amazing initiative to help pregnant women access medical care

USAID Supports Upgrade of Emergency Operations Centre in Nigeria with U.S $1.1 Million

Zimbabwe: 100,000 Vulnerable People in 8 Urban areas set to benefit from U.S $ 10 Million US Govt Aid

China pledges to supply any Covid-19 vaccine to Africa first, free of charge

Sierra Leone: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) hands over 32 motorbikes to Ministry of Social Welfare

Ethiopia-born Saudi billionaire, Mohammed Ali Al-Amoudi has made the biggest private donation yet to coronavirus combat in Ethiopia.

Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa received contributions in cash and equipment worth 1.185bn/- from entities and individuals to support government efforts in the fight against COVID-19, asking each individual to take precautionary measures.

Absa donates R15m to coronavirus efforts

Mary Oppenheimer and daughters donate R1 billion to Covid-19 Solidarity Fund

BUA Group (Abdul Samad Rabiu)
BUA donates N1 billion cash and also orders medical equipment to support COVID-19 response. 

Aliko Dangote
Dangote donate N200m to fight Coronavirus in Nigeria

Federal government provides more than $4 million to support Maine’s COVID-19 response

Telecommunication Companies
Companies waived transaction fees on their services this week to increase digital-payments use and lower the risk of spreading the COVID-19 through physical handling of cash.

Johann Rupert and Nicky Oppenheimer
They are each giving away R1 billion to help South African small businesses and their workers cope with the economic carnage wrought by Covid-19 and the impending lockdown.

Patrice Motsepe

Elon Musk
Tesla CEO Elon Musk donates 1,255 ventilators to support COVID-19 fight

Morocco
Aziz Akhannouch, Othman Benjelloun,Moulay Hafid Elalamy

Marc Nassif
The Renault Morocco Group is set to contribute 50 ambulances to the national solidary efforts against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 

King Mohammed VI King Mohammed VIhas mobilized the military to strengthen Morocco’s medical infrastructure dedicated to the response to and management of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Minister of Agriculture Aziz Akhannouch
Moroccan Government Members Donate Salaries to COVID-19 Fund 

Strive Masiyiwa
Zimbabwean tycoon Strive Masiyiwa is offering renewed support for the country’s health-care workers days after services were cut back because of a lack of protective equipment to deal with the coronavirus in the country.The assistance includes protective clothing, cash, life and health insurance and transport for nurses and doctors.

Abiy Ahmed
If Covid-19 is not beaten in Africa it will return to haunt us all

Émile Marchoux 
A partnership between a Dakar-based research lab, Institut Pasteur de Dakar, and a British company is working towards making a $1 kit that can conduct a coronavirus test in 10 minutes.The kit, to be manufactured in Senegal, will be ready in June, reports say. Should the outbreak remain till then, it would help reduce the time required to diagnose the virus.

UBA Group (Tony o Elumelu)
United Bank For Africa(UBA) announced today that it will provide N5 billion(U$14 million) to COVID-19 relief support across Africa

GTBank (Segun Agbaje)
Covid-19: GTBank makes massive intervention with 100-bed intensive care centre in Lagos  

FirstBank (Dr Adesola Kazeem Adeduntan)
Providing e- learning support with the government to support children staying at home  

Ola Debayo Doherty
Mandilas group supports GTBank’s Covid-19 Isolation Centre at Onikan Stadium

Enoch Adeboye
Adeboye donates 11 ICU beds with ventilators to Lagos, Ogun, Plateau

Bosun Tijani
Co-Creation Hub this week said it was offering funding, research and design support for projects related to the Coronavirus outbreak covering last-mile communication, support for the infected and the most vulnerable, local production of essential medical supplies and support for disrupted food supply-chains, an open application on its website reads.

Jumia (Jeremy Hodara)
E-commerce giant Jumia has a partnership with global health products manufacturer Reckitt Benckiser to make hygiene products more accessible and affordable to consumers in all of the 8 markets it operates in Africa.

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