Businesses answer call for COVID-19 response assistance

Businesses answer call for COVID-19 response assistance

Private and public institutions worldwide are availing resources to minimise the effects of Covid19 and some establishments in Namibia are following suit.
MTC is the latest to offer a helping hand, by announcing that it has embarked on a response strategy to constantly educate the public and sharing information via its platforms.
The mobile telecommunications giant will also assist vulnerable communities with precautionary items such as soaps and sanitisers and ensure that food parcels and mobile toilets are made available during the lockdown.
The company will also invest in facilities, equipment and airtime to assist medical personnel in the execution of their duties.
MTC has put aside N$1 million for this campaign.
The largest grain processing company in Namibia, Namib Mills has also donated 2,9 and 1,3 tonnes of maize meal and pasta, respectively, worth N$75 000.
Namib Mills says its mission is to feed the nation, by ensuring that there is a constant supply of food products with good nutrition to boost the immune system.
The tourism industry is one of the hardest hit by the COVID-19 epidemic.
Gondwana Collection, one of Namibia's most prominent hospitality outfits promised to keep the jobs of all its more than 1 000 employees countrywide.