This is about 28% of his condition.
- Founder and CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, said he would transfer $ 1 billion of his stake in Square, a payment system company, to Start Small, to tackle the global fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. He indicated that this amount was about 28% of his condition.
Once the pandemic is resolved, the remaining funds will go to education and healthcare, Dorsey added. He also published a link to a document with the help of which it will be possible to track what exactly the money was spent on.
- Since the beginning of 2020, many companies and businessmen began to allocate money to combat the spread of a new type of coronavirus. In Russia, donations were made by Alfa Group, the fund of the largest shareholder of Norilsk Nickel Vladimir Potanin and others.
- U.S. President Donald Trump transferred his salary for the fourth quarter of 2019 to the country’s Ministry of Health and Human Services to combat the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. This was announced on Tuesday, March 3, the spokeswoman for the White House Stephanie Grisham on Twitter. It is clarified that the amount of the donation was $ 100 thousand. According to Grisham, this decision of the American leader is aimed at supporting the work of the ministry to contain and combat the spread of infection. To her message, she attached an illustration of Trump’s check written.