New Delhi, May 26, 2020: To help India fight the COVID-19 battle, Home Credit India (HCIN), a local arm of the international consumer finance provider with operations spanning over Europe and Asia, will provide medical aid to the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. The aid includes 30,000 KN95 respirators and 1,80,000 surgical masks.
Ondrej Kubik, Chief Executive Officer, Home Credit said, “We at Home Credit stand by the nation and mankind during these tough times. As a responsible Corporate, we are contributing to society by providing this equipment to help fight this pandemic. We have been deeply impacted by this pandemic and we must all come together to provide the necessary support in our capacity to the government, healthcare workers and the NGOs working to fight this. I am confident that together we will win this battle.”
Shri T. Rajasekar, Director, HLL Lifecare Ltd., said, “ At the outset, on behalf of the Government of India, Ministry of Health & Welfare, Ministry of Textiles and the people of India, we thank you for donating protective KN95 masks and surgical masks for the protection and safety of the medical community in India. Yours is one of the first few Indian organisations that has come forward to be a helping hand to the Government of India’s effort to prevent and control the COVID-19 epidemic. We take this opportunity to express our heartfelt gratitude and appreciation for the generosity shown by your esteemed organisation by donating protective medical suites to the Govt. of India. The donation was timely and helpful.”
Home Credit India is supporting the fight against COVID -19 by supporting other activities. They recently provided ration to 20,000 destitute people in Gurugram, Haryana. The company was also the among the first corporates to introduce a special COVID-19 hospitalisation insurance cover of Rs 5,00,000 per employee. Any employee who test COVID-19 positive and requires immediate hospitalisation would be able to avail this insurance plan.