- Chinese billionaire Jack Ma recently joined Twitter that he is donating masks, test kits, etc. to all countries in Africa. Here are 12 of the best Jack Ma quotes.
Chinese billionaire Jack Ma recently joined Twitter revealing that he is donating masks, test kits, and other supplies to all countries in Africa in order to help combat COVID-19 (coronavirus).
The Jack Ma Foundation is specifically donating 1.1 million testing kits, 6 million masks, and 60,000 protective suits and face shields. Plus the Jack Ma Foundation will also work with local medical institutions in Africa to provide training materials for coronavirus clinical treatments.
“The world cannot afford the unthinkable consequences of a COVID-19 pandemic in Africa,” said Ma in a tweet.
Last week, Ma also said that he would donate 500,000 coronavirus testing kits and one million face masks to the United States. And Ma is also donating to medical organizations in Europe and Iran.
The first shipment of masks and coronavirus test kits to the US is taking off from Shanghai. All the best to our friends in America. 🙏 pic.twitter.com/LTn26gvlOl
— Jack Ma (@JackMa) March 16, 2020
Through a donation of 500,000 testing kits and 1 million masks, we join hands with Americans in these difficult times. pic.twitter.com/tGviVhC6Gx
— Jack Ma Foundation (@foundation_ma) March 13, 2020
Africa can be one step ahead of the coronavirus. To each of the 54 African countries, we will donate 20,000 test kits, 100,000 masks and 1,000 medical use protective suits and face shields. Thank you @PMEthiopia @AbiyAhmedAli for your support. pic.twitter.com/6oKptVCjNx
— Jack Ma (@JackMa) March 16, 2020
“Now it is as if we were all living in the same forest on fire. As members of the global community, it will be irresponsible of us to sit on the fence, panic, ignore facts, or fail to act. We need to take action now,” added Ma.
Jack Ma’s net worth is estimated to be between $35 billion and $45 billion. Ma is known as the co-founder and former executive chairman of Alibaba Group.
Here are 12 of the best Jack Ma quotes:
“No matter how tough the chase is, you should always have the dream you saw on the first day. It’ll keep you motivated and rescue you (from any weak thoughts).”
“When people think too highly of you, you have the responsibility to calm down and be yourself.”
“When you graduate and are looking for a job, the first job is the most important. Not necessarily a company that has a great name. You should find a good boss that can teach you how to be a human. How to do things right. Stay there for at least three years.”
“If we do not change the way we teach, in 30 years we’ll be in trouble. We teach our kids things from the past 200 years. It’s knowledge-based. And we cannot teach our kids to compete with machines who’ll be smarter.”
“Never give up. Today is hard. Tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine.”
“Once in your life: try something. Work hard at something. Try to change. Nothing bad can happen.”
“A leader should be visionary and have more foresight than an employee.”
“If you don’t give up, then you still have a chance.”
“The opportunities that everyone cannot see are the real opportunities.”
“If you view everyone as your enemies then everyone around you will be enemies.”
“Don’t hire the most qualified. Hire the craziest.”
“Your attitude is more important than your capabilities. Similarly, your decision is more important than your capabilities.”