KARACHI – Nestlé Pakistan has stepped up its nationwide response to the COVID-19 pandemic by partnering with Pakistan Crimson Crescent Society (PRCS). Whereas PRCS has unmatched presence and experience in offering first-aid, emergency response and epidemic management.
This contribution by Nestlé Pakistan of PKR 5 Million will embrace the set up of hand hygiene stations at public locations, quarantine and well being services throughout Baluchistan and KPK.
As a part of this partnership, Nestlé Pakistan will prolong assist to PRCS for selling well-being for all age teams throughout the pandemic notably, amongst the susceptible communities in Baluchistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK). It will embrace enhancing the handwashing practices extensively to stop transmission of COVID-19 and enhancing entry and utilization of important and high quality hygiene aids to susceptible communities.
Earlier, Nestlé Pakistan dedicated PKR 100 million rupees to satisfy the dietary wants of each affectees and frontline employees within the nationwide response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a part of the pledge, Nestlé Pakistan is contributing by way of its merchandise that embrace four million servings of milk, iron-fortified dairy merchandise, child cereals, water, and juices.
Waqar Ahmad, Head of Company Affairs Nestlé Pakistan, mentioned, “With our partnership with Pakistan Red Crescent Society, we will be able to provide equitable access to public hand hygiene stations along with, raising awareness about personal hygiene by distributing hygiene kits to vulnerable communities of Pakistan. This partnership is part of Nestlé Pakistan’s commitment to playing a key role in the national response to this pandemic”.
Khalid Bin Majeed, Secretary-Basic PRCS, whereas sharing his views mentioned, “Nestlé Pakistan’s support to Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) for its anti-corona initiatives worth its weight in gold. The PRCS is hugely indebted to Nestlé Pakistan for the contribution and believes it will go a long way towards successfully achieving the desired objectives and help the communities against the pandemic.”
Nestlé Pakistan is working tirelessly to make sure that much-needed meals and beverage merchandise can be found for our shoppers throughout Pakistan, in dedication to the strategic roadmap laid out by Prime Minister Imran Khan and respective provincial leaderships. Now we have additionally joined fingers with respected NGOs in response to their COVID-19 emergency appeals to assist deserving individuals throughout Pakistan. At Nestlé, we care deeply for individuals and for the communities wherein we function, and we consider we now have a necessary function to play throughout the COVID-19 disaster.