Bamburi Cement Limited donates Sh 15.6 million to assist in the fight against the naval virus

Bamburi Cement donates to the fight against COVID-19
Bamburi Cement donates to the fight against COVID-19. FILE

Bamburi Cement Limited donates Sh15.6 million to aid the fight against the naval virus.

Sh 5 million is a direct cash donation to the government’s Covid-19 Emergency Response Fund, which was set up by President Uhuru Kenyatta, to mobilize resources to support the fight against the pandemic.

A further Sh 5.2 Million has been allocated for the purchase of Personal Protective Equipment for caregivers in public hospitals and digital thermometers for use at the hospitals, dispensaries and by Rapid Response teams.

Sh 2.4 Million ton be utilized to assist communities in Mombasa, Kilifi, Machakos, Kwale and Kajiado with handwashing water tanks, face masks and sanitisers.

During cheque handover to the Covid-19 Emergency Response Fund Board, Bamburi Cement Group Managing Director Seddiq Hassani said the aidings made by the Company go towards generous support of the vulnerable members of the society.

The Company has additionally set aside Sh 3 Million as further support to the community.

“As a key player in the building and construction industry, we acknowledge that we have an important role to play in supporting the community and the economy during this crisis and facilitating in any way possible the rapid and sustained economic recovery,” Mr Hassani said.

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