Airtel Malawi, the country’s leading mobile service provider, has joined the drive of donating blood to save lives of people in the country.
The company’s Managing Director, Charles Kamoto said Tuesday in Lilongwe that his company take pride in helping the nation in many areas, building blood banks being one of them.
“We believe we can save lives through this exercise of donating blood,” he said.
Kamoto said the company had been donating blood in the past years but had a break due to Covid 19 pandemic.
Malawi Blood Transfusion Service (MBTS) for the central region Public Relations Officer, Upile Kaimvi, said as an organization they are grateful by the move taken by Airtel Malawi to help in blood donation.
“We really appreciate the love and dedication by the company in taking part in this noble cause,” she said.
Kaimvi urged the private sector to come and help in blood donation.
According to her as a country the demands are at 120,000 units of blood and the target for this year by 31 June 2022 is 90,000.
So far, Kaimvi said, they are at around 85,000 units of blood.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :