Apple and RED Product’s partnership is now donating half of its revenue for the year 2022 to help fight the current COVID-19 epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa.
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Lead singer of Irish rock band U2 Bono holds the iPhone “Red” during a panel session at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on January 23, 2019 in Davos, eastern Switzerland .
Apple and RED Product Partnership to donate to fight COVID-19
According to the Apple Insider article, from today until December 31, 2022, 50% of the proceeds from Apple (Product) RED sales will now be donated to the Global Fund, which helps sub-Saharan Africa to fight the raging COVID-19 epidemic.
According to the Global Fund’s website, its COVID-19 response mechanism is supporting countries in their fight to stop the ongoing outbreak of the novel coronavirus.
He further noted that the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is affecting programs that seek to tackle other health issues such as HIV, malaria and tuberculosis. Thus, the Global Fund is extending a helping hand to “mitigate the impact of COVID-19”.
On April 15, 2020, Apple also donated some of its red product sales to the COVID-19 Relief Fund, along with its donations to fight both HIV and AIDS.
Previously, from July 1 to December 30, 2021, all proceeds from Product Red sales were allocated to the Global Fund’s COVID-19 response.
This time around, however, for the year 2022, Apple Red products will now donate half of their revenue as part of the expansion.
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Apple and RED product: 15 years
According to the 9to5Mac report, Apple recently commemorated the 15th anniversary of its partnership with the AIDS Awareness Organization (RED).
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SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE – SEPTEMBER 24: An Apple logo is reflected on the glass of the Apple Store in Orchard Road on September 24, 2021 in Singapore. Apple announced on September 14 the release of four variants of its latest iPhone 13, along with other product line upgrades.
Now the Cupertino giant has released a video to showcase the achievements of the partnership between the two, in the flesh of the Product Red range, which includes various Apple products, such as the iPhone, Apple Watch, Beats headphones, among other accessories for its devices. .
Apple and Red’s partnership has already raised $ 270 million for the Global Fund from its inception 15 years ago until today.
The video also revealed that their partnership has also reached out to fight the ongoing pandemic by providing free tests and treatment in Africa.
In addition to that, he also funded the protective equipment of some places which have been severely affected by the virus.
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