On July 15, 2020, the American Chamber of Commerce launched a #SupportTogether fundraising campaign, aimed at supporting hospitals in the regions of Kyrgyzstan. AmCham member companies and private individuals immediately reacted and contributed to the campaign.
The total amount collected came up to 705,507 som.
This amount was used to purchase medical aid as per hospital needs, in the form germicidal lamps, FFP3 respirators, PPE, protective glasses and face shields.
The aid was distributed and handed over to the following hospitals in the Kyrgyz Republic:
- Naryn Regional Hospital
- Batken Regional Family Medicine Center (with further distribution to the cities of Isfana, Kyzyl-Kiya and Kadamzhai)
- Jalal-Abad Regional Clinical Hospital (with further distribution to the Regional Maternity Hospital of the Jalal-Abad region, the Infectious Diseases Department of Jalal-Abad Regional Clinical Hospital and the new Infectious Diseases Hospital based at “Rosinka” Kindergarten)
- Kara-Kul Municipal Hospital
- Issyk-Kul Regional Hospital
AmCham would like to sincerely thank everyone who contributed to the humanitarian aid campaign. These include the following AmCham member companies: Kant TSP, Hyatt Regency Bishkek, Navigator Group, Freedom Finance, LEX Law Firm, Toyboss, Food Dream (TM KFC), as well as private sponsors: Aida Mambetalieva, Iolanta Mura, and other compassionate individuals.
Economist KG and KICB also made significant contributions to the implementation of the initiative.
AmCham would also like to thank US Ambassador Donald Lu for his support in the form of a video message.
We wish everyone good health and all the best! Take care of yourselves and your loved ones!