Project ID: 20062

Coalition formed by Chinese companies donates goods to Zimbabwean trust

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

China Jiangxi International Economic and Technical Cooperation Co., Ltd. (CJIC) [State-owned Company]; Sino-Africa Nickels Company [State-owned Company]; Sinosteel Corporation [State-owned Company]; Tian Ze Tobacco Co. [State-owned Company]

Recipient

Zimbabwe

Sector

Developmental food aid/food security assistance (Code: 520)

Flow type

Grant

Concessional

Yes

Category

Intent

Development (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Commercial

Development

Representational

Mixed

Financial Flow Classification

ODA-like (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Official Development Assistance

Other Official Flows

Vague (Official Finance)

Flows categorized based on OECD-DAC guidelines

Project lifecycle

Status

Completion (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Pledge

Commitment

Implementation

Completion

Suspended

Cancelled

Milestones

Commitment year

2008

Completion

2008

2008-08-07

Actual

Description

As part of a multi-million dollar aid program to help 3,000 people infected with HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe, seven Chinese companies have donated basic goods worth over US $5 000 to Mashambanzou Trust in Waterfalls, Harare. The goods included beef, cooking oil, flour, bread, Colgate toothpaste, tomatoes, eggs, maize meal, drinks and bicycles.Speaking at the launch of Care Action in Harare yesterday, Chinese Ambassador to ZimbabweMr Yuan Nansheng said the project would assist the disadvantaged and those affected and infected by HIV and Aids in Zimbabwe.The companies are - Sinosteel Zimbabwe, Tianze Tobacco, Sino-Africa Nickels, China Jiangxi Corporation, Huawei Technologies, Zimbabwe International Travel and Tourism and Connick Investments. Mr Yuan said the action would be coordinated by the Zimbabwean Chinese funded Enterprises' Association and the Chinese Businessmen's Association. He said the companies would also motivate more firms from the Far Eastern country to assist Zimbabwe.

Additional details

Transaction value amount not recorded because amount from Chinese OF agencies was not distinguishable from private companies.

Number of official sources

0

Number of unofficial sources

2

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Details

Cofinanced

Yes

Cofinancing agencies [Type]

Connick Invesement PLC [Private Sector]; Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. [Other]; Zimbabwe International Travel and Tourism [No Organization Type Specified]

Receiving agencies [Type]

Mashambanzou Care Trust [Private Sector]

Implementing agencies [Type]

Care Action Network (CAN) [NGO/CSO/Foundation]