Masks, sanitizer for shebeens

08 July 2020 | Society

Sanitizer and masks valued N$80 000 were handed over to the Namibia Shebeen Association (NASA) by Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL) last week in support of the fight against Covid-19.
At the handover, NBL managing director Marco Wenk stressed the importance of adhering to precautionary measures introduced by government.
“As our stakeholder, NASA plays a key role in ensuring the safety of consumers, and as a caring and responsible corporate citizen passionate about our purpose of ‘creating a future, enhancing life’, we gladly support NASA in creating a safe environment for its members. This donation will benefit about 300 shebeens in the country, supporting efforts around providing a safe and hygienic environment for our customers and consumers,” Wenk said.
He added that this donation was the first round of support towards NASA members in response to Covid-19, and that the next sponsorship will include training on coronavirus health and safety best practice in trade, to the shebeen fraternity.
“We truly appreciate this support from NBL – a very welcoming gesture at just the right time by this caring partner,” said NASA president, Andreas Nuule. “This support will contribute significantly to protecting customers and consumers against Covid-19, promoting trade with extra care and hygiene measures in place.”

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