THE Filipino-Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (FCCCII) Foundation has given out donations to major sectors, which were affected by the global pandemic, COVID-19 on Friday, Dec. 3, 2021.
Headed by federation Pres. Dr. Henry Lim Bon Liong, he turned over COVID-19 relief packages under the Filipino-Chinese Community COVID-19 Relief Operations. To date, the group has donated 5.1 million face masks; 197,000 KN95 masks; 31,980 PPEs; 17,314 safety goggles; 43,200 face shields; 187.000 medical gloves; 1,437 thermal scanners; 3,100 gallons of alcohol; 1,465,175 kilos of rice; 63,000 canned sardines; 335,900 packs of noodles; 1,400 boxes of 100 pieces each of Vitamin C with Zinc capsules; Happee toothpastes, ventilators and other medical supplies.
“Our relief efforts nationwide have reached our frontliners, healthcare workers, barangays, hospitals and communities across Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. This is our way to show our support and gratitude to our hospital and government frontliners for their very important role amidst the COVID-19 pandemic,” Lim said during the ceremony.
“Our federation has supported the national COVID-19 vaccination program through our FFCCCII ‘Operation Bakuna’ project wherein we acquired 500,000 doses of Sinovac vaccines under a tripartite agreement with the government to inoculate our economic frontliners — the entrepreneurs and employees nationwide. This project did not cost a single centavo to the government,” he announced.
Lim also mentioned their partners in the Filipino-Chinese communities, namely: Federation of the Filipino-Chinese Associations of the Philippines; Philippine Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Overseas Chinese Alumni Association of the Philippines; Filipino-Chinese Amity Club; World News Daily; Filipino-Chinese Shin Lian Association; Philippine Chinese Commerce & Industry Overseas Association; Philippine Soong Ching Ling Foundation; Philippine Jin Jiang Shen Fu Zhen Association and World Fujian Youth Federation of the Philippines. “Let us unite and help each other so we can overcome the pandemic and achieve fast and sustainable economic growth in 2022k,” Lim concluded.