Jack Ma Donates 100,000 Nose Masks, 20,000 Corona Testing Kits To Ghana

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Jack Ma, Ghana, coronavirus
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 23: Executive Chairman of the Alibaba Group Jack Ma speaks during the "Valuing What Matters" panal discussion during the third day of the Clinton Global Initiative's 10th Annual Meeting at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers on September 23, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

China’s richest man, Jack Ma has extended his act of benevolence to Ghana, and Africa as a whole as he is donating some needed coronavirus test kits to all African countries.

Jack Ma made this announcement through the official Twitter account of his Jack Ma Foundation.

Africa can be one step ahead of the coronavirus. To each of the 54 African countries, we will donate 20,000 test kits, 100,000 masks and 1,000 medical use protective suits and face shields. Thank you @PMEthiopia

for your support.

Ma’s foundation will donate at total of 1.1 million testing kits, six million masks, and 60,000 protective suits and face shields. They will also work with local medical institutions on the continent to provide online training material for coronavirus clinical treatments.
Africa has so far confirmed more than 300 cases, Egypt being the hardest hit with 110 cases. The items will be delivered to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed will oversee the distribution of the supplies to other African countries, Ma said. On Friday, the billionaire founder of Alibaba said he would donate 500,000 coronavirus testing kits and one million face masks to the United States. He has also shared his plans to give to Europe as well as Iran.
Jack Ma, Ghana, coronavirus

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