DMI-St. John the Baptist University aids Mangochi flood victims

Staff and students of DMI-St. John the Baptist University, a catholic university runs by the Sisters of Daughters of Mary Immaculate and its collaborators, have reaffirmed their commitment towards alleviating the suffering of flood victims in the country by donating assorted items to flood victims at Changamire camp in the area of Traditional Authority (T/A) Chimwala in Mangochi  District.

Student of DMI university and staff ... donates to floods victims in Mangochi district.

Student of DMI university and staff … donates to floods victims in Mangochi district.

The assorted items include: 100 bags of maize, 10 bags soya pieces, 10 boxes soap of 30 tablets each, 69 plastic buckets and 1 bag of salt valued at MK1.1 Million.

Speaking when making the donation, Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University, Dr. Rajender Dhanuja, said they were greatly concerned with the devastating flood that had left many people homeless and destitute in the district.

“Before making this donation, students and staff of the School of Social Work of the University conducted a survey among the flood affected victims a week after the disaster happened. Based on the survey, the team assessed that there was an acute shortage of food and this prompted us to think doing something, hence, made this donation,” said Dr Dhanuja.

She pledged the university’s continued support to the flood victims, saying they have the welfare of the people at heart more especially when a plague of this nature happens.

Speaking on behalf of the students, Chairperson of the students’ organization, Felix Yola said as students they decided to partner with members of staff as one way of showing that they are also concerned with the plight of flood victims.

“Apart from engaging in academics, students also need to seize an opportunity of doing charity work, “said Yola.

Councillor of Nkungulu Ward, Farook Hanifu, commended staff and students of the university, saying the items will go along way of alleviating the suffering of the flood victims at the camp.

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16 thoughts on “DMI-St. John the Baptist University aids Mangochi flood victims”

  1. Edgar mabvuto says:

    Dat was perfect may God contnue blessing u

  2. des says:

    Sisters and students of DMI keep it up. our brothers and sisters affected by the floods need our helped they appreciated your help. I feel sad by one of the commentators whose only comment has been kutukwana. Chonde Malawians let us demonstrate that we have decent human values and a heart that appreciates. It seems some of us Malawians have become experts at learning the worst language from the West and we think doing so is being civilised. Lero mukutukwana anthu akupereka thandizo la chakudya ndiye mawa mudzatukwana ndani, achipatala, aphunzitsi …..???? I dont know where we have thrown our umunthu

  3. Movettie c.p phiri says:

    Well done de dmi’s thanks

  4. Daniel Kandion says:

    bravo DMI SJBU

  5. Daniel Kandion says:

    keep it up DMI

  6. price less says:

    Comment zili bwino

  7. Jenks says:

    Dr Moo, u cannot write something gud, shame on you

  8. DAVIES ENOCK MSAMU says:

    Kwa iwe watukwana kuti “PAMUSUNDU” Chiuta akugowokere pakuti kumanya yayi iyvo kuyowoya.Udzadziwone anzathu sanafune kuti izi ziwachitikire,ukakwela pamsana pa njovu usamati ndadala.

  9. Galu WA galu says:

    Uwu ndiye u muthu. Thank you DMI

  10. pamsundu says:

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    Yewo eekhristu!

  11. Dr Moo Thaa Leeker says:

    Ma sistere ofunika shaft yoti yatota bwino ndikukwata mosalekeza mpaka apange nseru

  12. Ngozo banda says:

    God Bless them all

  13. Davis Makhoza says:

    Charity begins at home,DMI has showed good example,lets all follow suit

  14. Davis Makhoza says:

    Bravo DMI,keep it up

  15. GUANTANAMO says:

    Keep it up

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