PIL donate K10m to WVI for flood victims

Petroleum Importers Limited responded to the call by the President Peter Mutharika in donating some materials which will assist people suffering due floods in various parts of the country by donating a sum of K10, 000,000 which will be used to purchase items that are great need by World Vision Malawi who are already on the ground assisting the families.

PIL officials witht he dummy cheque.-Photo by Jeromy Kadewere, Nyasa Times

PIL officials witht he dummy cheque.-Photo by Jeromy Kadewere, Nyasa Times

The donation, which was presented by Petroleum Importers Limited general manager Enwell Kadango took place on Friday at Mount Soche Hotel in Blantyre.

Petroleum boss said they feel duty bound to assist the families affected and they know many others are helping in one or another.

Kadango, who thanked government for its coordination efforts in this cause to assist the people affected in various areas of the country, said they thought it wise to respond to the call by the State President in donating materials which will assist those people affected by the floods.

“We are all aware that the government of Malawi recently declared Malawi as a state of national disaster due to flooding that has affected 15 districts in the country. This has happened due to persistent heavy rains that have fallen in these areas which are traditionally prone to flooding,” he said.

He said the magnitude of flooding has been so huge such that many families have been affected losing their loved one as well as property.

This is a private company that imports fuel for Malawi from the international market through Beira, Nacala and Dar es salaam.

The company has been operation since 2000 and imports well over 90 per cent of the fuel used in Malawi and is owned by the major oil marketing companies namely Puma Energy, Total Malawi, Petroda and Engen Malawi.

In his remarks, World Vision Malawi Country Director Robert Kisyula described the donation as timely stressing it will assist many families who are in dire need of  materials like blankets, food and tents.

Kisyula also hailed Petroleum Importers Limited for the donation and urged other companies to emulate their example.

“This marks the beginning of a long partnership between Petroleum Importers and World Vision. I urge other companies to follow suit because we have thousands of people who have been affected by these floods,” said Kisyula.

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manonda
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dalaivala wa tank mpaka pano bonus sanalandilebe. nayenso nyumba yake yagwa.

opportunist
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Fazi iphaka ma allowance heavy

Wozinyanyala
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Zigawidwe ndramazo chifukwa Getrude Mathanyula akufunabe MK5,000,000 anaba za aids zija ku BEAM….zina mwamuna wake apangile phwando milhakho nde ka 300 hundred kosalako nka ma victims a ma floods.

Tawonga
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Ndalamazi mukanawapatsa mabungwe ena otsati world vision ai anthu ake amaba kwambiri. Anawacotsa mugulu lamabungwe othandiza.
Mukanawapatsa cadecom kapena emmanuale international otsati world vision ai

J. Manda
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A WVI conde yetsetsani kuhwiritsa ncthito ndalamazi coz timamvabso kuti kwanuko kuli anthu akuba kwambiri maka procurement comimitte yanu tasza ndianthu akuba kowopsya. Ndalamazi ndizawanthu ovutika.

Koma Inu
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Thank you PIL, you have a good management team. Where are the banks and other corporate companies that just know how to publish profits and does know how to donate. These other companies need to learn from PIL. FMB,Standard bank, National Bank, Reserve Bank, Insurance companies, please share the profits with the needy ones. Good job PIL! I am sure others will learn from you.

Ma battery a mlakho fweee fweee fweee mbofyo mbofyo
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Search mw!Only a very small portion of this donation will be spent on the intended purpose.The big chunk of it shall cruise into corrupt asshole’s bellys via their unsatisfied greedy throats.While Iam appreciative of this gesture,let me you all the so-called donors that Malawi has always been in economic floods,poor infrastructure floods ..etc!And you are no where to be seen!

Chikadzakuwani
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That was a good start no money to GOVERNMENT akuba kwambiri anthu aboma

Wailing Soul
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I agree with Byokoto. Please channel the money through the likes of World Vision, ADRA, CRS, and NOT, please NOT the government.

KAMBEWA CHISALE
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MULI BROTHERS WHEN ARE YOU DONATING. YOU HAVE BILLIONS OF KWACHAS VERY GREADY. KOMA KU MLHAKHO WA ALOMWE FOSEKI

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