We are on a mission to ensure that community care workers are kept safe throughout the course of this pandemic. There are many ways that you can support CCWs including contributing to the costs of procuring Personal Protective Equipment.

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The costs of PPE fluctuate dramatically, but as an indication from our first round of distribution when we were able to send PPE to some 16 200 community care workers:

  • Type II Facemask – R4,06
  • A reusable face mask kit (cloth mask plus nanofiber insert that needs to be changed every 10 days) R26 for mask (two per CCW), R10 for nanofiber insert
  • Gloves – R6,24 a pair
  • Apron – R0,40
  • Gown – R39,80
  • Face shield – R15
  • Disinfectant (5L sanitiser R190)

“Don’t ever make decisions based on fear. Make decisions based on hope and possibility. Make decisions based on what should happen, not what shouldn’t.”