South African charity Gift of the Givers has said it will send humanitarian aid to Ukraine where the UN estimates more than one million civilians have fled because of the Russian invasion.
In a statement, the charity said it will
“provide emergency medical and non-medical assistance to front line facilities and internally displaced civilians inside Ukraine”.
“Discussions with various pharmaceutical companies, medical aid societies and corporate companies wanting to support the initiative are underway,” it said.
Some of the aid will be sent to Kharkiv where Russian shells have been raining down on neighbourhoods.
Gift of the Givers will also fund the repatriation of South African students wanting to return home.
The charity has previously sent humanitarian aid to front lines in Syria.