The Solidarity Fund will be independently administered and will work with other initiatives to achieve these objectives.
Through this Fund, individuals and organisations will be able to support these efforts through secure, tax-deductible donations. The Fund will operate with the highest principles of corporate governance and through an independent Board. All activities will be reported in a transparent manner.
The Fund administration will be done through professional managers and organisations in the private sector.
The President of South Africa has appointed Ms Gloria Serobe as the Chairperson of the Fund.
Individuals cannot apply for assistance from the fund, the South African government will distribute donations through various channels to achieve the fundís goals of: prevention, detection, care, and support as the country deals with the Covid-19 pandemic.