Coca-Cola pledges Tk 5cr support to combat coronavirus

Staff Correspondent

10 May, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Coca-Cola pledges Tk 5cr support to combat coronavirus

Coca-Cola in Bangladesh has committed Tk 5 crores to augment the nation’s effort in combating the crisis caused by coronavirus pandemic.

The Coca-Cola system in Bangladesh will facilitate Covid-19 vaccination, provide safety kits, create awareness and distribute beverages to our nation’s front line, to positively impact over 20 lakh people, said a press release.

In addition to its direct response, Coca-Cola Bangladesh’s bottling partners have arranged supporting community hospitals by providing 1 million bottles of Kinley (500ml) water and creating awareness by distributing COVID safety Kits across the country.

Last year, when the havoc of Corona virus distressed the country, the beverage company committed Tk 11.5 crore to support the government’s ongoing efforts against Covid-19.

The commitment provisioned a month’s food ration to over 50,000 people from disadvantaged communities and provided supply of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for above 1000 health care professionals.

The company also helped the healthcare system and communities through food package and distribution of beverages, to contain the spread of the pandemic. The relief programs aimed at positively impacting over 50 lakh lives across the country.

Coca-Cola in Bangladesh refreshes thousands of consumers throughout the country through its core product offerings of Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Sprite, Fanta, Kinley Water, Kinley Soda, Coca-Cola Zero, Sprite Zero and Thums-Up Current.