The Coca-Cola Company has responded to the effects of the recent Asian tsunami disaster by providing US$ 10 million towards relief efforts. Africa sadly did not escape the ravages of this terrible natural disaster.
In Somalia, over 100 people have reportedly died from the disaster.
Alex Cummings, President and COO of The Coca-Cola Company in Africa and Chairman of the Coca-Cola Africa Foundation announces donation of hospital equipment and medical supplies to Buchanan Hospital, Liberia
The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation has granted US$400,000 over a five-year period to MedShare International, a US-based non-profit organisation to supply selected hospitals in Africa with much-needed hospital equipment and medical supplies.
Bulawayo, 19 December 2003 - The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation (TCCAF) today announced that it is donating US$200,000 of food aid to needy communities in Harare and Bulawayo.
With effect from today and until the end of February 2004, the food aid will be distributed by World Vision Zimbabwe to benefit over 12,000 people each month.
A total of 485 metric tonnes (MT) of maize meal, 432 MT of beans and 30 MT of cooking oil has been donated by Coca-Cola for distribution by the non-governmental organisation.
Each ration consists of 12.4 kg of maize meal, 0.8 kg of dry beans and 0.8 kg of …