Bamburi Cement donates US$46,800-worth of equipment to Covid-19 fight

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Kenya: LafargeHolcim subsidiary Bamburi Cement has made a donation of personal protective equipment (PPE) worth US$46,800 to coronavirus rapid response teams and 11 health facilities in Kajiado, Kilifi, Kwale, Machakos and Mombasa Counties. The company said that the donations include “N95 masks, surgical gloves, coveralls, goggles, face shields and shoe covers.” This will constitute part of the US$140,000 donations promised by the company to “support the fight against the spread of Covid-19.”

Group managing director Seddiq Hassani said, "During the cheque handover to the Covid-19 Emergency Response Fund Board earlier this year, we committed to continued support to Covid-19 management efforts and therefore, with the escalating numbers of Covid-19 cases, today we fulfil our promise with this donation to our frontline healthcare workers who continue to serve with fortitude by ensuring that they remain safe while serving Kenyans. We value their priceless role in battling Coronavirus.” He added, “We care for the community and we are determined to be part of the solution to this pandemic and make a difference for the benefit of us all.”

Last modified on 09 December 2020

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