Measures taken by Rubis Mécénat in light of the Covid-19 health crisis In this period of global health crisis, Rubis Mécénat has set up various support measures as part of its socio-cultural programs in South Africa, Jamaica andMadagascar. In order to keep in touch, our local teams continue to work remotely with program beneficiaries each week, even carrying out artistic projects from their homes.
it hard to enforce a lockdown. For this reason, we are providing themwith essential aid to help them live through this period and ensure they have the means to protect themselves against the spread of the virus: • distribution of soap and disinfectant in all 3 countries; • financial aid in Jamaica and Madagascar to meet the basic needs (rent, food, water, telephone) of our beneficiaries; • food distribution in South Africa.
Together with the Group's subsidiaries, aid is gradually being provided to local communities to help young beneficiaries, as well as their families, protect themselves against this pandemic. The often disadvantaged living conditions in townships, shanty towns and communitiesmake
Schools and institutions closed their doors in all 3 countries, forcing us to pause our artistic workshops. Young artists in training are thus confined to their homes, with health and safety recommendations to follow so as toget through this lockdown period as best they can.