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OUR PROGRAM


Over 77 million
people covered


A huge legacy for
Healthcare in Brazil


Assistance for
the more vulnerable section of the population

Public healthcare

R$ 330 million

transformed into supplies and
services for over 200 municipalities

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R$ 330 million for states and municipalities.

  • To build permanent or modular hospitals and install ICU and hospital beds.

  • Purchase of respirators and virus detection tests.

  • Purchase of Individual Protection Equipment and masks for the population.

  • Assistance for small municipalities in the vicinity of the plants that have a healthcare structure used by JBS team members and their family members.

Science

R$ 50 million for research entities for studies into how to counter Covid-19 in Brazil.

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R$ 50 million for research entities for studies into how to counter Covid-19 in Brazil.

  • The projects will be selected by the Technical Science and Technology Committee.

Social/NGOs

R$ 20 million for 50 NGOs
well experienced in working with
the vulnerable population.

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R$ 20 million for 50 NGOs well experienced in working with the vulnerable population.

  • The projects will be selected by the Social Committee.

Control and Transparency

All initiatives will be controlled and audited by Tyno Consultoria in the administrative field, and by Grant Thornton, who will audit donations. Both companies have agreed to waive their fees and to work on the project pro-bono.

Videos

Galleries state-by-state

A committee of specialists

  • Consultative Committee
  • Science and Technology Committee
  • Social Committee

FAQ

1. Why R$ 400 million in Brazil? What was this amount arrived at?
The R$ 400 million were determined according to technical criteria based on the investigations of the steering group. Following this survey, three fronts were established: health care, social action, and science. 162 municipalities stand to gain, including the capital cities of 17 components of the Federation.
2. Why did JBS decide to make this donation know?
This crisis is unprecedented in global terms and requires everyone’s support. JBS is a company with 65-year history of commitment to Brazil. Since the onset of the pandemic, we have been working to develop a product that could help to combat the new coronavirus.

JBS will donate R$ 700 million solely to combat Covid-19, of which R$ 400 million in Brazil where we have 130,000 team members. The funds will be allocated on three fronts: healthcare, social action, and science.
3. What is the source of the funds?
The proceeds will come from the JBS’ own cash and will be channeled to 162 municipalities to benefit 60 million Brazilians.