KUWAIT: The Kuwaiti Ministry of Social Affairs on Friday approved launching a campaign to raise donations on Saturday for fighting the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Up to 41 Kuwaiti charities will partake in the campaign, proceeds of which would be shifted to the cabinet-affiliated fund for contributions for combating spread of COVID-19, said the ministry undersecretary Abdulaziz Shuaib in a statement.
The campaign will be launched via a main website, linked up with those of each society. The ministry for its turn will follow up on collecting the donations online. Disbursement of the allotted funds would be according to set criteria, with approval of the ministry. – KUNA