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The citizen initiative Todos por Paraguay (Everyone for Paraguay) raised US$ 675,000 on national television on May 2 to buy personal protection equipment for health workers and fund soup kitchens for people in need.
The nationwide initiative is led by the Paraguay SDG Commission, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the Paraguay Global Compact Network, the Center for Information and Resources for Development (CIRD) and the Fundación Teletón. It has the support of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the United Nations Agencies in Paraguay, WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, UN Women and FAO.
For more information on the platform and how to donate please check out: https://todosporparaguay.org/