16 July 2020 – First lady donates 100,000 masks to students and teachers

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Social Services
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Aid distributed to community groups
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Denise Nyakeru Tshisekedi, the first lady of the DRC, has decided to hand over a set of masks to teachers and students as school begins to resume. To this end, she symbolically handed over to the Minister of Primary and Secondary Education, Willy Bakonga, these masks passed on to teachers’ representatives.

Overview: The First Lady offers 100,000 masks to students and teachers in anticipation of resumption of classes
Full details here: https://cas-info.ca/2020/07/covid19-denise-nyakeru-offre-100-000-masques-aux-eleves-et-enseignants-en-prevision-de-la-reprise-des-cours/

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat