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Econet launches Cholera Crisis Fund

20 September 2018

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe’s banking subsidiary Steward Bank, yesterday launched a $2 million National Cholera Crisis Fund that is meant to raise funds for the cholera crisis that has engulfed some parts of the country.

The cholera outbreak was first declared on September 6, 2018, in the Glen View and Budiriro areas.

The Ministry of Health and Child Care declared the outbreak a state of emergency and also launched an appeal for $57 million to contain the cholera outbreak, which has so far claimed more than 32 lives and left more than 5 000 people seeking treatment.

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