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Project SafeUp to Provide Free PPE to Nigerians

In an effort to promote health safety for Nigerians amidst the ongoing pandemic, My World of Bags (MWOB), a bag design and manufacturing company, is partnering with Mastercard Foundation on an initiative called Project SafeUp. The initiative will produce and distribute free personal protective equipment (PPE) to health workers and the general public across South West Nigeria, including Oyo, Lagos, Osun, Ondo, and Ekiti as well as to other areas in need across the country. Find out more

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Following the outbreak of COVID-19, My World of Bags (MWOB) retooled its factory to focus on the production of PPE and established key partnerships with small and medium enterprises (SMEs), with the intention of producing 2.5 million items to be distributed within the next four to six months.

In an effort to promote health safety for Nigerians amidst the ongoing pandemic, My World of Bags (MWOB), a bag design and manufacturing company, is partnering with the Mastercard Foundation on an initiative called Project SafeUp.

Mastercard Foundation believes the Project SafeUp initiative will help to reduce COVID-19's adverse effects by enabling people to safely return to their regular routines (education and work) with the use of PPE - Chidinma Lawanson, Country Head, Mastercard Foundation.

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