DeSinco donates to CDC

—over $400,000 in supplies

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, May 20, 2020

The Civil Defence Commission (CDC), on Wednesday large quantity of food and hygienic products from DeSinco Trading Limited, estimated at over $400,000.

Receiving the items was Director-General of the CDC, Lieutenant Colonel Kester who thanked the company for its continued support.

“These supplies are timely and will be used to support our relief operations, not only for COVID-19 but as you recognise now, we are in the rainy season and we are conducting assessments across the country to see which communities are impacted,” he said.

It was noted that this initiative will also lend assistance to those affected by possible flooding, once the agency concludes its assessment.

Chief Executive Officer of DeSinco Trading Limited, Frank DeAbreu said that while the donation is part of the company’s social responsibility, it is also reflecting the organisation’s efforts to assist others in times of need.

DeAbreu also urged persons to adhere to the guidelines outlined by the Ministry of Public Health.

It was highlighted that the CDC welcomes donations of food supplies, personal care and sanitation supplies, or financing.  Items can be sent to the CDC’s headquarters’ Thomas Road, Thomas Lands daily between the hours of 9 am to 3 pm.

Also, funds can be deposited to the Commission’s Republic Bank account number 962356519938.