Secretary to the treasury Fredson K. Yamba says the estimated total of cash and donations in kind is K78, 150, 914.30 million.
This figure excludes pledges that have not been honored and items whose value has not yet been communicated.
He states that for the period 1st March 2020 to 30th April 2020, nineteen (19) individuals and organizations contributed K9.78 million cash.
Mr. Yamba has requested all cash donors to collect stamped Government receipts from room 36 in the Accountant General’s Division at the Ministry of Finance.
He says the total estimated value of donations-in-kind received from individuals, organizations, and other well-wishers, some of whom wish to remain anonymous, is currently estimated at K68, 370, 159.21 million.
Between 1st March 2020 to 30th April 2020, one-hundred-and-nine (109) individuals and organisations made donations in kind through the Ministry of Health.
The estimated value of these donations is K66.2 million.
The figures will continue to be updated as more pledges continue to be honored.
During the same period, the Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit received donations estimated at K1.55 million from twelve donors.
Ministry of Community Development received donations-in-kind estimated at K52, 500, Ministry of Finance K52, 750 and Muchinga Province K479, 586.