COVID-19 / Brava: Red Cross prepares to support 45 families with donation from national football players

Nova Sintra, May 6 (Inforpress) – The Local Council of the Red Cross of Brava is organizing to support 45 families with food baskets, in a total amount of eighty thousand escudos received from the National Red Cross, donated by football National Team players.

Speaking to Inforpress, the president of the Local Council, Sónia Coelho, said that they are going to make this distribution this weekend, taking into account that on May 8 is celebrated the World Red Cross Red Crescent Day and this year, due to the situation of a pandemic experienced worldwide, there will be no other activities scheduled.

According to the same source, the National Team of Cabo Verde players organized themselves and launched the solidarity campaign “Dribbling the COVID-19 Pandemia”, whose value raised, in the amount of 2.065.000$00 (two million, sixty-five thousand Cabo Verdean escudos), was handed over to the Red Cross of Cabo Verde, and each Local Council received between 80.000$00 to 330.000$00.

According to the Local Council of Brava, the amount made available, according to the official, is already deposited in a store bank account, where they will collect products and foodstuffs for food baskets.



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