Stay Safe: Jumia and Reckitt Benckiser partner to fight the coronavirus


The coronavirus is currently the most dreaded and talked about virus in the world today, and for good reason. In the short span of four months, COVID-19 has infected more than 300,000 people, spread across 190 countries, and resulted in over 14,000 deaths. With the sole aim of helping prevent the further spread of this deadly virus, Jumia has partnered with Reckitt Benckiser, a global health products manufacturer.

Speaking on the partnership, Romain Christodoulous, SVP Jumia Group said, “At Jumia, our primary concern is the health and well-being of our teammates, consumers, partners and communities. We strive to continue operating so that customers continue to use e-commerce as a safe way to shop in this challenging time. We are proud to work closely with Reckitt Benckiser through the “Stay Safe” campaign, which shares consistent information about COVID-19 and provides access to key hygiene products at the most affordable price possible for our consumers.”

“Reckitt Benckiser is delighted to partner with Jumia,” said Bart Meermans, SVP RB Health Africa/Middle East/Turkey, “to ensure that access to the highest quality hygiene and health products is a right, not a privilege. By financing nationwide free shipping in all markets where Jumia operates, from capital cities to more rural areas, Reckitt Benckiser is providing fair access to supply for all consumers, regardless of their location.”

This partnership will give consumers access to hygiene products such as disinfectants, hand & body wash, hand sanitizers, toilet & surface cleaners, masks & gloves, wipes & tissues and more, all at the lowest prices. These are all products that have been facing growing demands ever since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. To ensure that you are getting them at the best prices, Jumia is taking 0% commission on products in the Dettol, JIK, and Harpic lines, and will reinvest the initial commission into discounts on the consumer price. Reckitt Benckiser is also financing free shipping nationwide on the products listed above.

To access these products, simply visit our Stay Safe store. So check it out for everything you need to keep yourself and loved ones safe.