In a public-private collaboration, foodpanda Pakistan and Commissioner Karachi have undertaken to distribute 50,000 face masks freed from price to households in Karachi.
30,000 masks have been donated by foodpanda whereas the Commissioner Karachi workplace will facilitate foodpanda within the distribution of masks to all of the recipients, in order that we beat COVID-19 collectively.
Based on instances and virus circulation information, Commissioner Karachi’s workplace outlines the place these masks are wanted probably the most. foodpanda will use its supply riders to distribute these masks within the recognized excessive vulnerability communities.
The masks can even include straightforward to perceive pictorial messages on how folks can defend themselves and their households from Covid-19.
Speaking on the occasion, CEO foodpanda, Nauman Sikandar Mirza mentioned: “As cases soar in Pakistan, all of us need to pool our resources and promote precaution as the best defense against Covid. foodpanda has always prioritized the health and safety of our riders and customers and now aims to give back to the community. By donating and helping to distribute face masks to households in Karachi, we aim to remind people that their actions can save lives. Together we can all help control the spread of this terrible disease.”
At the occasion Commissioner Karachi, Mr. Iftikhar Ali Shallwani mentioned: “It is pertinent to provide relief to the community at a testing time like this. Our best defense to curb COVID is to promote precautions and prioritize the health and safety of the citizens. This is one of the many initiatives taken by the city government to give back to society, keeping them safe and protected.”
As quickly because the pandemic began, underneath its #foodpandaCares CSR initiative, foodpanda began putting in disinfectant walk-through gates outdoors hospitals in Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad in addition to inserting automate motion-activated hand wash items outdoors eating places and retailers, to guarantee the security, well being, and hygiene of frontline staff.
foodpanda additionally used its platform to accumulate donations for a number of NGOs together with Saylani Welfare Trust, JDC, and Al-Khidmat Foundation to assist every day wagers who’ve been affected due to the lockdown.