The economic and social fall-out of COVID-19 has been severe, but through it all South Africans have rallied together to help each other get through this.
Through ABSA’s partnership with YES ABSA supported the YES Mask4All initiative. Partnering with key small businesses the Mask4All initiative enabled a group of people to not only earn an income during tough times but to also help in the fight against COVID-19.
This project empowered local clothing manufacturers and created work opportunities for 113 individuals. Through this process 30,000 masks have been manufactured and distributed to communities, keeping South Africans safe.