The third batch donation of Jack Ma foundation


The third batch donation of Jack Ma foundation for Africa has arrived at Addis Ababa bole international airport on Monday, April 27, 2020.
The third-round donation mainly includes 4.6 million masks, 500,000 swabs and test kits, 300 ventilators, 200,000 sets of protective clothing, 200,000 face shields, 2,000 temperature guns, 100 body temperature scanners, and 500,000 pairs of gloves.
To combat the spread of the virus and support the response in Africa, the Chinese billionaire and co-founder of Alibaba group Jack Ma has made different donations to the continent.
Last month Jack Ma foundation has issued two huge rounds of the donations, the first round of donation was issued out a total of 1.1 million testing kits, 6 million masks and 60,000 medical use protective suits and face masks that were distributed to the 54 African countries, and the second donations include 500 ventilators, 200,000 suet and face shields, 2000 thermometers, 1 million swabs and extraction kits and 500,000 pairs of gloves. All the three donations were shipped by Ethiopian air lines from china to Addis Ababa and to the perspective countries.
The third donation will be given for centers for disease control Africa and African union member states to support Covid19 responses
“The world cannot afford the unthinkable consequences of a COVID-19 pandemic in Africa. The crisis is proving to be more difficult and longer lasting than any of us had expected. We must make every effort to get prepared. As members of the global community, it would be irresponsible for us to sit on the fence, panic, ignore facts, or fail to act. We need to take action now,” said Jack Ma.