Sugar mills donate 917 kits and supplies for health workers to protect themselves from COVID-19
FUNDAZUCAR delivers 917 kits and supplies
donated by the sugar mills to health workers
The Guatemalan Sugar Industry through the Sugar Foundation –Fundazucar– show solidarity with Guatemalans in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic and donate 917 kits for workers at health centers in the South of Guatemala, which consist of 4 masks KN95, 2 gowns, 3 pairs of gloves and 1 face mask.
The sugar mills will also donate 94 gallons of antibacterial gel soap and 96 gallons of alcohol to health posts. In the same way, 152 gallons of alcohol will be donated to 17 municipalities.
Additionally, disposable paper towels will be donated to 48 health services in the 5 departments.
These supplies will allow health workers to carry out their tasks more safely and can better prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Also as part of the changes brought about by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, Fundazúcar has adapted social programs and focused its work on training municipal workers, sanitation workers and community leaders, key actors in the prevention of COVID-19 and to promote local development processes.