Belize receives donation of 816,480 face masks through the Korea Single Donor Trust Fund - CABEI (KTF)
Belmopan, October 29, 2021. – This Friday, the Republic of Belize received a donation of 816,480 Korean KF-94 face masks from the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) and the Republic of Korea, within the framework of the CABEI-Korea Single Donor Trust Fund (KTF).
The supplies, with an equivalent value of US$330,000 (BZ$660,000), will be used to protect the personnel of the country's health sector's governing areas and distributed by the Health and Welfare Ministry.
CABEI Executive President, Dr. Dante Mossi, highlighted: "as part of CABEI's efforts to support the prevention of the effects of the pandemic in our region, today we are pleased to materialize this support from the Republic of Korea, joining efforts to safeguard the population in times of emergency such as the one we have been facing".
The virtual event was attended by CABEI Executive President, Dr. Dante Mossi, CABEI Director for Korea, Mr. Dongjoon Kim, the Director of the Belize Ministry of Finance, Economic Development and Investment, Dr. Osmond Martínez, and the Director of the Ministry of Health and Welfare, Dr. Deysi Mendez, in addition to CABEI's Finance Manager and Deputy Public Sector Manager, Hernán Alvarado and Javier Rodríguez.
This initiative is part of a Korea-CABEI Single Donor Trust Fund (KTF) grant of up to US$3.0 million for the benefit of nine countries in the region.