Coca-Cola pledges Rs 80 million support for Nepal’s Covid-19 response

Kathmandu, April 29

Coca-Cola in Nepal has pledged initial support of Rs 80 million for providing support to frontline health staff, emergency workers, waste workers, and those impacted the most during the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

The relief programme initiated by Coca-Cola aims at benefitting and positively impacting over 100,000 livelihoods across the country, claims the company.

The company says it has adopted proactive steps to support the communities by providing immediate relief through enhancement of health infrastructure, essential medical equipment and personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline health workers and emergency workers who are working tirelessly to keep the country safe. In addition, the company is also extending support with beverages to emergency workers and food relief packages to the impacted communities dependent on daily wages.

Coca-Cola in Nepal has partnered with Nepal Red Cross Society and its recycling partner Creasion to help communities fight against the pandemic and support in curtailing its further spread. The company says it, along with its bottling partner, Bottlers Nepal Limited (BNL), is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of its employees, consumers and communities during this global crisis.

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