NIGERIA’S JUMIA OFFERS ITS ECOMMERCE NETWORK TO TACKLE CORONAVIRUS
Jumia is stepping in to help the African continent fight the coronavirus pandemic.
The Nigerian-based online retail platform serves 11 countries and will donate certified face masks to health ministries, as well as offer its last mile delivery network to distribute further supplies.
According to the World Health Organization, the number of countries affected jumped from five to 30 within the space of a week, with governments imposing measures to prevent large crowds from gathering in one place.
Jumia will also offer its web platform as a means of sharing information.