Eritrean nationals residing inside and outside the country are extending financial supports to the effort being made by the Eritrean people and Government to curtail the spread of corona virus pandemic.
Asmara, 12 April 2020 – Eritrean nationals residing inside and outside the country are extending financial supports to the effort being made by the Eritrean people and Government to curtail the spread of corona virus pandemic.
Accordingly, Bisha Mining workers contributed seven million Nakfa 785 thousand and 820 Nakfa, Lilo Transportation workers 250 thousand Nakfa, National Association of the Eritrean War Disabled Veterans 200 thousand and 20 Nakfa, Faith Mission Church 500 thousand Nakfa, Vegetables and Fruits Farmers Association in the Southern region 100 thousand Nakfa, ‘Tihuna’ cooperative association in Emni Haili 26 thousand Nakfa, Fitwi Andemicael Metal Works 10 thousand Nakfa, and Adi Hawesha Recreational Center 2 thousand and 500 Nakfa.
Furthermore, several nationals inside and outside the country contributed 115 thousand and 500 Nakfa.
Similarly, National Union of Eritrean Women branch in Kuwait contributed 2 thousand and 270 Kuwaiti Dinar for the effort being undertaken to contain the spread of corona virus.
The financial contribution the nationals residing in Riyadh so far made has exceeded a quarter million Saudi Riyals, the report indicated.
According to the report from the Embassy of Eritrea in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 150 thousand and 600 Riyals was contributed by various organizations and workers, and the remaining 113 thousand and 400 Riyals was contributed by individual nationals residing in the Kingdom.
Eritrean nationals residing in the Netherlands also contributed 100 thousand Euros, teachers at the Eritrean International School in Riyadh 100 thousand Riyals, nationals engaged in business activities in Juba, South Sudan, executive members of the Eritrean community in Juba and YPFDJ organization 64 thousand and 700 US Dollars, nationals in various cities in the US and Europe 5 thousand and 950 USD and 2 thousand Euros.