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Idris Elba And Wife Launch $40 Million Fund To Help Others After Recovering From Coronavirus

When it comes to celebrity coronavirus donations, our hero's in Hollywood have really stepped up their game to help those in need.

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As you may know, Hollywood hunk Idris Elba and his *goddess* wife Sabrina Dhowre both got diagnosed with COVID-19 last month.

"This morning I tested positive for Covid 19. I feel ok, I have no symptoms so far but have been isolated since I found out about my possible exposure to the virus," the actor shared on March 16th.

"This is serious... Now's a real time to be really vigilant about washing your hands, keeping your distance."

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"Stay home people and be pragmatic," he wrote.

Now, Idris and Sabrina are speaking about their new, $40 million fund in partnership with the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development.

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“People forget that 80 percent of the poor population live in these rural areas,” Sabrina explained to the Associated Press.

"What we are really worried about at the moment, and why we are launching this fund is that those people are being forgotten."

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Idris echoed his wife's sentiments, "If you imagine being in a village where no one even knows the name of your village or your population, and that you live in a slum where there is one room and six of you live in it, social distancing is almost laughable."

Sabrina concluded: "While health, you know, is so important at the moment … we don’t want people to forget about what comes after that."

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What an amazing initiative to help some of the most vulnerable members of our society! I hope more Hollywood celebrities take note!

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