Beluil, Eritrea: Global perspectives – Stories of solidarity during COVID-19

Global perspectives: Stories of solidarity during COVID-19

At the WCIA, we understand that the outbreak of COVID-19 is difficult for so many people across the world. In uncertain times like these, it is heartwarming to see communities uniting in solidarity, and even song in some cases.We are reaching out to people worldwide to share global perspectives on COVID-19, recognising the global nature of the issue, and some of the similarities and differences of experiences in different countries. We want to identify and share the positive stories emerging from the situation as a source of inspiration for people in these challenging times.

Click here to view our Global Perspectives map sharing solidarity stories from all over the world 


Beluil from Asmara in Eritrea

“There are no cases identified but way before when people first heard about it, everyone who came through the airport had their temperatures tested.

“People who had temperatures were quarantined for two weeks. The government are telling people to travel as little as possible. People are worried and praying for the whole world. People are scared but they have faith in God.

“There is also faith in the government because they have had success in other health measures (reduction in malaria, lower child deaths).”