Societe Generale supports the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) in Africa
As part of the world solidarity programme that Societe Generale launched in May, the Group made a donation of EUR 1m to the IFRC to support actions in Benin, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Guinea, Mauritania, Mozambique and Togo.
Through this donation, the IFRC will be able to lead actions in terms of prevention, fight against the spread and fight against the socio-economic impact due to the Covid19 pandemic.
Depending on the local needs, the national Red Cross or Red Crescent societies will contribute to prehospital care, supply protection and hygiene kits, maintain access to food and basic needs through the distribution of cash or vouchers or communicate within communities to promote barrier gestures and fight against disinformation.
This donation will complement the donations made to Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) for Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire and Senegal, and to CARE in Chad and Madagascar.