Petroleum Importers Limited has donated K10 million to World Vision Malawi to assist people who have been affected by floods that hit the country in the southern part of the country.
Speaking during the cheque handover ceremony, PIL General Manager, Dr. Enwell Kadango said the donation serves as a gesture and their commitment in responding to the state of disaster as the magnitude is so huge.
“Government cannot work alone in this mission and as players in the business sector, we want to take a supportive role in collaborating with those on the ground helping the victims of the floods,” he explained.
Kadango said they have donated through World Vision because of their experience in managing relief items distribution and for always being their when such calamities occur.
PIL further applauded individuals and institutions that have reached out assisting people and communities affected by floods.
“The humanitarian spirit that has been displayed in the past few weeks gives an assurance that, during critical moments Malawians are able to come together in pursuit of common purpose of the national good,” he said.
World Vision Head of Operations, Charles Chimombo expressed their deepest appreciation towards the flood emergency response form PIL.
“What PIL has done is a noble course towards human kind. The donation is very enormous that it will help us reach out to the affected households with various relief items,” said Chimombo.
Following a Tropical Cyclone in Mozambique which drifted to Malawi on 5 March causing heavy rains, has left 75, 900 displaced with 56 deaths and 577 injuries recorded according to the government of Malawi.