Fight against Ebola: The Didier Drogba Foundation and ADB provide a partnership
"We get Drogba and its Foundation to the Bank as a strong symbol. We'll go in partnership with a voice and an important personality to mobilize resources to eradicate Ebola. A technical team will work to build this partnership. " This was said group president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Donald Kaberuka, in an interview he had with the Ivory Coast international Didier Drogba at the headquarters of the Bad plateau. (Note: November 14, 2014)
The two personalities exchanged on how to effectively fight to establish, through the creation of a partnership between the Bad and Didier Drogba Foundation. To counter any suspected Ebola virus disease, which caused so far nearly 5160 deaths 14,098 people affected by the disease.
The player was initially welcomes the return of the Bank at its headquarters in Abidjan, which is, he says, "the sign of stability of Côte d'Ivoire, which is emerging from a deep crisis and seeks a symbol restart ".
Continuing, he stated: "I would also like to thank the institution for all she does for Côte d'Ivoire, in particular and Africa in general, with innovative projects and funds that will help the continent to rid of the Ebola virus. It is a pride and an honor for me to be associated with the fight against Ebola virus. I encourage African youth to join me in this fight, "said Drogba.
He also displayed its commitment to be the side of the Bad and Ivorians in the fight against the disease. "The Ebola virus is there. The danger is there. I am available to help fight it. "He added.
"Established in 2007, the Didier Drogba Foundation provides financial and material assistance to help improve the health and education of Africans. The Foundation provides support to schools, hospitals and orphanages in Ivory Coast . Since 2012, the Chelsea striker is actively involved in the fight against malaria. "