#Covid-19: Chinese Billionaire, Jack Ma Makes Second Donation To Africa

#Covid-19: Chinese Billionaire, Jack Ma Makes Second Donation To Africa

Chinese business magnate, investor, politician and philanthropist, as well as the co-founder and former executive chairman of Alibaba Group, a multinational technology conglomerate Jack Ma, has made a second huge donation to African countries towards the fight against the spread of coronavirus.

Jack Ma revealed the latest donation in a statement posted on Twitter.

It read: “Our second donation to 54 countries in Africa is on the way. That includes 500 ventilators, 200K suits & face shields, 2K thermometers, 1M swabs & extraction kits and 500K gloves. Thank you @AbiyAhmedAli @flyethiopian @AfricaCDC @WFP for your partnership. Stay safe Africa!”

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Last month, Jack Ma made the first donation which included 1.1 million testing kits, 6 million masks and 60,000 medical use protective suits and face shields.

The goods were delivered through Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, which then took the lead in managing the logistics and distribution to the rest of Africa.

 

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