Chinese Billionaire Jack Ma, makes additional donation to Africa to assist in the fight against the killer bug

  • Zino Magazine
  • April 20, 2020
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The founder of Alibaba Group Jack Ma,  on Monday, announced he is  donating additional  medical equipments to Africa to help the continent in its  fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Chinese billionaire made the announcement on his verified Twitter handle.

Ma twitted: “Our 3rd donation to Africa will immediately be made to @_africanunion and @AfricaCDC.

“This includes 4.6 million masks, 500,000 swabs and test kits, 300 ventilators, 200,000 clothing sets, 200,000 face shields, 2,000 thermal guns, 100 body temperature scanners and 500,000 pairs of gloves.”

First, he donated 20,000 test kits, 100,000 masks and 1,000 medical use protective suits and face shields to the 54 African countries.

Ma also announced his second set of donation to the continent on April 6 which included 500 ventilators, 200 thousand suits and face shields, two thousand thermometers.

Others are one million swabs and extraction kits and 500,000 gloves.