11 July 2020 – Mining company contributes medical and health equipment of 1.5 million USD

Type of Intervention: Financial and Economic, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: It was Cyril Mutombo, the country director of Barrick Gold, who provided the information. His company gave, on Saturday July 11, 2020 to the City Hall of Kinshasa, 57,000 pairs of gloves, 113,000 masks, 300 coveralls for nursing staff, 400 beds with mattresses, 77 pieces of 5 liters of bleach, 220 pieces of liquid soap, 120 liters of disinfectants, 280 garbage bags and 120 plastic buckets.

Overview: The mining company Barrick Gold contributes to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic with equipment of 1.5 million USD mobilized by its Congolese subsidiary Kibali Gold.
On Saturday July 11, 2020, at the Kinshasa City Hall, she handed over 57,000 pairs of gloves, 113,000 masks, 300 coveralls for nursing staff, 400 beds with mattresses, 77 pieces of 5 liters of bleach, 220 pieces of liquid soap, 120 liters of disinfectants, 280 garbage bags and 120 plastic buckets.
Full details here: https://www.financialafrik.com/2020/07/13/rdc-kinshasa-barrick-gold-contribue-a-la-lutte-contre-la-covid-19-avec-du-materiel-de-15-million-usd/

Type of Justification: Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee