Leading mobile telecommunications operator Telecom Networks Malawi ( TNM) on Wednesday took to town with 2016 football champions Nyasa Big Bullets FC treating patients in children’s ward at Zomba Central Hospital.
They donated various items and an oxygen concentrator machine worth K1.9 million.
Among other things, TNM led by Francis Mwamadi while Bullets which was led by their general secretary Titha Mandiza gave a bag of various items to each of the mothers in the two children wards which they visited.
In addition, they donated an oxygen concentrators to the hospital, which is in dilapidated state.
Mwamadi said TNM wanted to celebrate with the champions by donating items at any hospital of their choice.
“We asked them to choose any hospital of their choice to donate items as one way of celebrating their championship. We also thought it wise to extend our social responsibility and we are excited as a company to be associated with the champions,” said Mwamadi.
He also said TNM will always give back to the community through many means like what they did on Wednesday.
“TNM takes pride in giving back to the communities in which it operates. At the same time we have developed healthy relationships with different stakeholders as well as Government to supplement your efforts in bettering the lives of the communities,” he said.
Mwamadi also, pledged TNM’s continued support to children in order to alleviate the challenges that they face.
Zomba Central Hospital Chief administrator Thom Chisale commended TNM and Nyasa Bullets for the donation.
Chisale said the donated items will help reduce the problems that most of the children face at the hospital.
“This donation will therefore go a long way in reducing some of the problems which these children face,” Chisale said.
He also urged other companies and teams to emulate TNM and Bullets example because most of the hospitals are facing many challenges.
Big Bullets captain Fischer Kondowe urged the hospital staff to take good care of the oxygen concentrator stressing it is an expensive machine.
“My plea to the hospital staff is to take good care of this machine and let everybody befit from it. As Bullets we choose Zomba because it is one of the hospitals in this country facing a lot of problems,” said Kondowe.
After the donation, Bullets went around the streets of the old capital city to parade their trophy.
Meanwhile, all roads these evening will lead to Comesa Hall where 2016 TNM Super League Prize Presentation will take place and Bullets is expected to be given the trophy and a cheque of K15 million.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :