Co-op Bank has donated sh 100 million to help in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic that has affected Kenyans in a great way leading to closure of businesses and loss of jobs.
In a statement,the bank channeled money through the Covid-19 Emergency Response Fund established by President Uhuru Kenyatta in March.
The contribution is expected to support the sourcing of critical life saving medical supplies and equipment especially ventilators.
“The Board of Directors and staff of Co-op Bank is honoured to support with a key cash contribution of Ksh100 million, preferably to be allocated towards purchase of critical ventilators,” a letter signed by Group Managing Director Dr. Gideon Muruki said.
Already 142 cases of Corona virus has been confirmed across the Country with 4 fatalities and 4 recovery.
In his latest address to Kenyans,health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said that the government is working out with various partners to ensure the disease is contained.
He called upon all Kenyans especially youths to help the government pass the message also urging the public to adhere to the set rules by the national government.
Last week,Steel maker Devki announced the donation of sh 100 million to help hospitals acquire oxygen equipment that would help to save lives.