“We are together”. The results of the 2020 Humanitarian Aid Campaign of the Wiese Foundation

10 Jul

  • More than 1.5 million soles provided to the support of health professionals, patients, vulnerable families, and law enforcement agencies.

The decision of the Wiese Foundation to contribute to the health emergency was taken immediately after the state of emergency was decreed throughout national territory. The first donations took place in March 2020, a sum of USD 100,000,with the purpose of manufacturing and purchasing mechanical fans.

Since March, the Wiese Foundation has mobilized more than 1.5 million soles, directly and through different allied institutions, to assist patients, doctors, and health personnel, as well as vulnerable families and members of the security forces, who have been affected by the pandemic.

ESSALUD, MINSA, Peruvian Navy, INPE, Innova Health Network, Municipality of Yarinacocha, Fundación Niños del Arco Iris, Llama Pack Project, ADRA Peru Community Banks, Wiñaypaq school in Pisac, public educational institutions of the Educational Quality of the Wiese Foundation, Estrafalario, Pixed, 3M and Tottus Supermarkets, worked together with the Wiese Foundation in this campaign.

We are together

Due to our joint efforts, we have delivered 3,100 bio-protective overalls, 20,000 N95 respirators, 600 half-face respirators, 2,400 filters, 1,000 pairs of rubber boots, face shields, 150 stethoscopes, 100 blood pressure monitors and 150 pulse oximeters. All these deliveries were validated by MINSA and ESSALUD and coordinated to reach their destinations. These have been handed to medical personnel who treat COVID-19 cases in various hospitals in the regions of Tumbes, Piura, La Libertad, Lambayeque, Ica, Iquitos. , Ucayali and Lima.

On the other hand, we help 5,156 vulnerable families in 12 different regions by delivering food baskets or cash transfers of S /100 for the acquisition of the baskets. Wiese Faundation and ADRA Peru, directly 3,390 community masks.

We also collaborate with the government’s law enforcement agents by delivering 485 mattresses to the Peruvian Navy for its isolation center, where the troops infected with COVID-19 recovered. Finally, with the assistance of Estrafalario, we have also collaborated with INPE by delivering 225 face shields and 860 community masks for the protection of technical, administrative, and inmates of Santa Mónica and the Chorrillos Annex prison.

We know our efforts are not enough and we will continue to provide help to our country. However, the purpose of this letter is to thank all the allied institutions who have allowed us to make this campaign successful. We want to acknowledge those who work tirelessly and decisively and seek for a better country. You make a better future for our country, a better Peru.