#CVID-19: Zimbabwe Billionaire and Econet Wireless Owner Mr Strive masiyiwa Donates 45 ventilators To Zimbabwe

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Strive & Tsitsi Masiyiwa

Zimbabwe Businessman Mr. Strive Masiyiwa has taken the lead in donating directly to the fight against COVD-19 by making a donation of 45 Ventilators through his Higher Life Foundation Zimbabwe.

“By way of example, our foundation, in Zimbabwe – working with some of our donor partners – have just secured 45 full ICU Ventilator suites for distribution to Zimbabwe’s public hospitals. ” said Masiyiwa announcing the donation on his Facebook Page where he is followed by more than 4,7 million people.

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In his message he encouraged other “business leaders and entrepreneurs in every African country must come together, and set up funds to buy this life-saving equipment.”

He went on to say the equipment have been secured and on their way to Zimbabwe.

” Since Higher Life Foundation Zimbabwe is run by a medical doctor, they have been trying to get some of this equipment, which costs from $15,000 up to $100,000 each.

They will be shipped before the end of the month. This is a drop in the bucket, in terms of actual requirement, so I hope groups like mining companies, bottling groups, banks and others will follow our example. This is a not a crisis in which you “sit on your hands, and provide running commentary’ quoting my Mother.”


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