The Equity Bank Foundation has assured counties benefiting form the Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) of sufficient supply for the next 18 months.
Addressing on Wednesday at Nakuru Level 5 hospital during the handing over of PPEs to the county government of Nakuru ,Equity Group Holdings Managing Director and CEO Dr. James Mwangi added that the Foundation is not only donating PPEs to counties but that they are of quality standard.
“We are sure of the Supply of PPEs for the next 18 months and the PPEs we are delivering are of the quality standard” said Mwangi.
Mwangi reiterating that the Foundation’s commitment towards ensuring healthy healthcare workers.
He noted that the healthcare workers are key in the war against COVID-19 pandemic.
The Equity Group Holdings Managing Director and CEO also using the opportunity to call on every Kenyan to play their duty towards flattening the curve.
Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui: on his part commending the financial institutions that have stepped in during this COVID-19 pandemic period.
“What really counts is how really we internalize this pandemic.
In the banking sector,you have helped us restructure loans for Kenyans who are suffering.Nakuru being a home of SMEs we are grateful for the gesture” he said.
Kinyanjui noting that his administration will continue to work closely with other key partners in cushioning the residents form the harsh economic times occasioned by COVID-19.As a county we have continued to Chanel our funds towards fighting the pandemic in terms of cushioning residents.
He also called for collective responsibility in the fight against COVID-19.
“Time to show whether you are a billionaire or millionaire is now when we all need to play our part” said Kinyanjui.