Eritrean communities and national organizations in various European countries and Israel extended financial contribution to the effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
Asmara, 29 May 2020- Eritrean communities and national organizations in various European countries and Israel extended financial contribution to the effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
According to reports, the National Union of Eritrean Women branches in Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands and Italy contributed 15 thousand, 3 thousand and 500, 100 thousand, 2 thousand and 500, 8 thousand and 410, and Belgium 3 thousand Euros respectively, while the union branches in Norway, Sweden contributed 100 thousand and 300 thousand Kroner respectively, the UK branch 10 thousand Pounds and in Israel 18 thousand Shekel.
Similarly, Eritrean communities in the Swedish cities of Hesilbi-Velingbi, Solna and Nybro contributed 50 thousand, 20 thousand and 10 thousand Kroner respectively, nationals working at the UN office in Nybro10 thousand Kroner, Warsai association in Gothenburg 10 thousand Kroner, Mediliana Cosmetics 4 thousand Kroner, a family that wants to stay anonymous 60 thousand Kroner, Mr. Berhane Hagos 20 thousand Kroner and family of Mr. Teame Isak 30 thousand Kroner.
Likewise, 7 and 10 years old sisters in Norway contributed 1 thousand Kroner and family of the late Debesai Woldeselasie 500 Euros.
In related news, administrative areas, cooperative associations and individuals in Dubarwa sub-zone, social service provision institutions and cooperative associations in the Central region contributed a total of 168thousand and 687 Nakfa.
Moreover, community based support was extended to disadvantaged citizens in the Gash-Barka, Anseba and Central regions while a number of nationals inside the country and abroad have decided that the families renting their houses in various parts of the country to live free of charge ranging from two to three months.