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IBC members assist Kyrgyzstan in a difficult situation

April 24, 2020

We continue to inform you about the humanitarian assistance provided by the IBC member companies to the Country’s Office to combat coronavirus, the Ministry of Emergencies, as well as to vulnerable groups in connection with the ongoing COVID-19 infection.

We give only some examples over the past week.

Coca-Cola Bishkek Bottlers CJSC donated $100 thousand to the Kyrgyz Republic to relief efforts in vulnerable communities due to COVID-2019, the US Embassy in the Kyrgyz Republic said.

In collaboration with the Red Crescent of the Kyrgyz Republic, Coca-Cola Bishkek Bottlers will assist 5,700 Kyrgyz households in need.

The company also donated 2,400 liters of sanitizers manufactured at the factory to the Ministry of Emergencies of the Kyrgyz Republic for further distribution. The company does not manufacture sanitary sanitizers for commercial purposes, but its task is to help the state in difficult times.


The US Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), provides more than 66 million soms (913 thousand US dollars) to three specialized organizations to increase the ability of the Kyrgyz Republic to respond to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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Eti Bakir Tereksai LLC in the Jalal-Abad oblast distributed food packages worth 3.36 million soms, reported Kyrgyzaltyn OJSC.

The food set included flour, sugar, rice, tea, tomato paste and vegetable oil. In addition to humanitarian aid, financial assistance was also provided to the Tereksai ayilu aimak (local government). Based on the social package, the company allocated 3.75 million soms for the purchase of flour.

In addition, on an ongoing basis, assistance was provided in the purchase of personal protective equipment, disinfectants and fuel and lubricants.


Sky Mobile LLC (Beeline) launches a preferential rate for students and provides free access to platforms for listening to lectures, participating in webinars, completing assignments and passing tests. Students can apply for a rate on the Beeline website with a passport and student ID.

More details at The validity of the tariff is until June 1, 2020.


The mobile operator O! will provide humanitarian assistance to seven thousand poor families. The company organized targeted assistance for needy families. According to the lists provided by the Ministry of Labor and Social Development, 7,000 poor families, elderly people and people with disabilities will receive food packages throughout the country.

74 company employees, as well as volunteers from Public Center at the Labor Ministry are distributing 30 kilograms food packages which contains essential food including flour, butter, rice, pasta, canned meat, tea, sugar, sweets, and halva. The total humanitarian aid amounted to 16.4 million soms.


The Red Petroleum Gas Station Network provided fuel worth 1.3 million soms to assist Kyrgyzstan in the fight against COVID-19. The company provided assistance in fuels and lubricants to the Country’s Office for the prevention of coronavirus infection, as well as to other government agencies involved in ensuring safety and protection against the spread of the viral infection.

Total, the company provided 30,000 liters of fuels to assist the country and its population.