A staff of well-wishing Malawians residing in Eire have, via a Covid-19 taskforce, has donated medical provides plus varied different meals and non-food gadgets price K1 372 000to Mzimba District Hospital (MDH) as a part of their contribution in direction of combating the pandemic within the nation.
The taskforce’s chairperson, Henry Mkumbira, informed Nyasa Occasions in an interview that they determined to answer the pandemic in Malawi with an understanding that a lot as they lived overseas Malawi was nonetheless residence and really pricey to them.
He stated the selection to channel their donation to Mzimba was primarily based on the actual fact that it’s the greatest district within the northern area.
“We additionally did a little bit of analysis and located that most individuals and organisations are donating within the southern and central areas. We determined to perform a little swap and checked out Mzimba District Hospital as the only option for our donation,” stated Mkumbira.
Amongst others, the taskforce handed over 1000 hand sanitizer bottles, 170 buckets with faucets, 360 items of cleaning soap and 120 packets of milk.
Talking on behalf of the district well being officer (DEHO), Emily Mvula, stated the donation had come on the proper time.
“We’re very grateful to our brothers and sisters residing in Eire for this believable and well timed initiative. We hope that this gesture will remind others who’re residing overseas to contemplate serving to again residence,” stated Mvula.