2020.4.13 covid-19 corporate donation roundup*Listed in alphabetical order
Food delivery app Baemin will provide 50 serving robots to restaurants struggling from the impact of the coronavirus for two months. It also decided not to receive two to three months’ rents of 16 restaurants that are using the serving robot.
Kia Motors indefinitely offered up its staff education center in Yongin, Gyeonggi, as a treatment center for the patients of the new coronavirus. The building measures 17,000 square meters (183,000 square feet) in total space area and consists of two buildings.
KT is accelerating internet speed free of charge for schools in order to support online schooling. Around 60 percent of all elementary, middle and high schools use KT’s “Schoolnet” platform for virtual classes. The mobile carrier had also decided to accelerate internet speed for 106 universities’ online networks for free last month and decided to extended the discount through April.
Porsche Korea and its four authorized local dealer partners donated 200 million won ($164,000) to ChildFund Korea to provide life and preventive necessities to underprivileged children and low-income families.
A total of 1,135 children of low-income families will get packages of hygiene products and essential groceries.