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Naspers provides R1 million to support relief efforts following Durban floods

Naspers provides R1 million to support relief efforts following Durban floods Naspers has donated R1 million in support of disaster relief and recovery efforts in Durban and the wider KwaZulu-Natal coastal area in South Africa following the devastating floods.

“We are deeply saddened by the impact that the floods have had on the communities in Durban and the South Coast area. We send our sincerest condolences to the families and friends of those who have lost their lives in the floods,” said Aileen O’Toole, Chief People Officer of Naspers. “We encourage other corporates to also make donations and support the call from the South African government to provide much needed relief.”

Naspers has committed R1 million to the Gift of the Givers, a world-renowned NGO already on the ground supporting disaster management teams working in the area. Gift of the Givers will disburse the funds where most needed, including logistical support with helicopters and ambulances, as well as aid directly to communities and families who have suffered severe and material loss in the storm.

To contribute, please visit the Gift of the Givers website.


For more information contact:

Shamiela Letsoalo, Media Relations Director SA
Tel:          +27 11 289 3750
Mobile:   +27 78 802 6310
Email:      [email protected]

About Naspers
 
Naspers is a global consumer internet group and one of the largest technology investors in the world. Operating and investing in countries and markets across the world with long-term growth potential, Naspers builds leading companies that empower people and enrich communities. The group operates and partners a number of leading internet businesses across the Americas, Africa, Central and Eastern Europe, and Asia in sectors including online classifieds, food delivery, payments, travel, education, health, and social and internet platforms.

Every day, millions of people use the products and services of companies that Naspers has invested in, acquired or built, including Avito, Brainly, BYJU’S, Codecademy, eMAG, Honor, ibibo, iFood, letgo, Media24, Movile, OLX, PayU, SimilarWeb, Swiggy, Takealot, and Udemy.
 
Similarly, hundreds of millions of people have made the platforms of its associates a part of their daily lives: Tencent (www.tencent.com; SEHK 00700), Mail.ru (www.corp.mail.ru; LSE: MAIL), MakeMyTrip Limited (www.makemytrip.com; NASDAQ:MMYT) and DeliveryHero (www.deliveryhero.com; Xetra: DHER)
 
Today, Naspers companies and associates help improve the lives of around a fifth of the world’s population. Naspers actively searches for new opportunities to partner exceptional entrepreneurs who are using technology to address big societal needs.
 
Naspers has a primary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (NPN.SJ) and a secondary listing on the A2X Exchange (NPN.AJ) in South Africa, and has an ADR listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: NPSN).
 
For more information, please visit www.naspers.com

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