One of the business operators in Karonga the northern part of Malawi known as Mwambande Investment has donated 40 bags of maize weighing 50kg each and 400 litters of fuel to the district hospital with the aim of bailing out the financial problem that the facility is facing.
Karonga Hospital is scaling down most of its operations as it is still running without government fund since June 2015 a development which led the officials to suspend providing food to admitted patients and taking referral cases.
Mwambande donation follows the statement announced by the District Heath Advisory Committee (HAC) through the local radio informing the general public in the district that the hospital officials will not take part in managing the resources which will be contributed by the community who earlier denied issuing their support fearing that the staff will misuse their resources.
Speaking during the donation, the Managing Director of Mwambande investment Mungasulwa Mwambande said he is concerned with the current situation at the hospital which he described as a “threat to the patients lives.”
Mwambande his donations is part of the company’s social responsibility to the community.
“As a business entity which operates here in Karonga I am very much concerned with the situation which our friends who need medical attention are experiencing at the hospital,” he said.
He then asked other business operators in the district to support the hospital.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :