The Guatemalan Sugar Industry continues to support health centers on the South of the country with the delivery of 1,204 protection kits for public health workers in the departments of Escuintla, Jutiapa, Retalhuleu, Santa Rosa and Suchitepequez.
Each kit contains 4 KN95 masks, 2 gowns, 3 pairs of gloves and 1 protection mask.
Likewise, the Sugar Industry, through -Fundazucar-, supplied the health services with 124 gallons of glycerinated alcohol and the same number of gallons of antibacterial gel for disinfecting the hands of patients and workers.
152 gallons of alcohol were also delivered to municipalities to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the 44 markets and public squares of the South of Guatemala.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Guatemalan Sugar Industry has distributed 6,706 Kits to health workers from the health services of the South of the country. It has also delivered 16,676 surgical masks and 1,749 gallons of glycerinated alcohol to municipalities.
The Guatemalan Sugar Industry, in addition to contributing with donations to the authorities, has promoted and supported projects focused on finding solutions to face the pandemic.