DDL DONATES 34,000 CASES OF JUICE TO THE CIVIL DEFENSE COMMISSION, PUBLIC HEALTH MINISTRY & CIVIL SOCIETY
– Donations valued at over $45,000,000
DIAMOND, EAST BANK DEMERARA, GUYANA, July 9, 2020: Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) on Thursday announced a donation of 4,000 cases of juices to the Civil Defense Commission with the efforts of assisting the communities in providing support to persons affected by COVID-19.
DDL is also in communication with the Ministry of Public Health to finalize a donation to health workers countrywide and the National Commission on Disability. A total of 30,000 cases of Topco Juice will be donated valued at $45,000,000.
Additionally donations were also made to several Orphanages across the country and along with Amerindian Peoples Association for COVID-19 affected areas.
DDL’s Chairman Komal Samaroo said that “This donation is another way that DDL continues to support the people of Guyana during the current public health crisis. We remain committed to supporting agencies since we are all in this for the long run. Over the past few months we have seen the devastating effect of COVID-19 and challenges Guyanese are facing and as a company we remain committed to supporting those affected.”
These donations follow a donation previously made of 17,500 litres of Environ alcohol based sanitizing cleaner in March and June last to senior citizen’s homes, orphanages, night shelters, prisons, and other facilities similar to these and the Ministry of Education respectively.