Gamuda Land joins hands with HCM City in fight against COVID

Wednesday, Aug 11, 2021 14:37

A Gamuda Land HCMC representative hands over 600 sets of personal protective clothing to the HCMC Covid-19 Resuscitation Center. — VNS Photo

Real-estate company Gamuda Land has donated 600 sets of bedding cushions to Field Hospital No 8 and 600 sets of protective clothing to the HCM City COVID-19 Resuscitation Centre.

The donations were part of the ‘GLCares’ programme, a series of corporate social responsibility activities that the Malaysian township developer is implementing in HCM City amid the current outbreak of COVID-19.

Angus Liew, general director of Gamuda Land (HCMC), said: “In our perception, business development must always be associated with community responsibility.

“In Viet Nam, GLCares wishes to … support people in difficulty … as well as share the burden with local authorities during this stressful outbreak."

It is estimated that the GLCaresprogram has provided VND1.8 billion so far.

Gamuda is donating food and also otherwise supporting people facing difficulties in Tan Phu District.

It is also supporting medical teams and volunteers working in locked-down areas in Tan Phu.

The company and its employees have mobilised donations to establish a free food bank, which has so far provided more than 27 tonnes of rice, 2,700 packs of instant noodles and 20 tonnes of vegetables, and provide other necessities and medical supplies to support sanitation and to security workers in Celadon City and poor people around the district.

It has also set up the Loving Rice ATM (ATM Gao yeu thuong) in HCM City and donated 1.5 tonnes of the grain to poor people together with the Viet Nam Young Entrepreneurs Association.

Gamuda Land and its staff contributed more than VND330 million to the Government's COVID-19 Vaccine Fund. — VNS

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