Amazon also helps
Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi has only been active in Germany for a few months, but the company still hopes to help with the current crisis and donated 120,000 masks to the German Red Cross [DRK]. Xiaomi is not the only technology company that supports DRK.
During the corona crisis, global respirators are scarce. They are urgently needed to reduce the risk of infection by medical staff. 120,000 such masks have now reached the German Red Cross. The sender is Xiaomi, a Chinese mobile phone maker, and Xiaomi hopes to use it to prove its loyalty to Germany and its German fans.
"Xiaomi has only officially been represented in Germany for a few months. The response
Among our users, Xiaomi has a large number of fans and the public, so
This gesture is not only a way to express our support, but also
It also proves that we feel we belong to this country and take responsibility
Want to take over. "
Zhou Shouzi, Chief Financial Officer and President of Xiaomi International
The German Red Cross will distribute masks in consultation with the local government. "We are very happy that Xiaomi has donated to our emergency aid fund. This allows us to support important aid projects of the German Red Cross, benefiting people particularly affected by the corona crisis," said DRK President Gerda Hasselfeldt.
Xiaomi is not the only tech company involved in the country and trying to help overcome the crisis. Amazon donates 2.5 million euros to the newly formed German Red Cross [DRK] Corona Emergency Assistance Fund. The company plans to donate another $ 1 million to local aid organizations in the communities where Amazon employees live and work.