Asma Mwinyi Foundation (AMF) in collaboration with People’s Bank of Zanzibar Limited (PBZ) have provided support for medical equipment including delivery kits worth 300m/- to expectant mother at the mwanayamala referral hospital with the aim of helping them to receive better medical services.
Speaking shortly after handing over the donation, Asma Mwinyi AMF Founder and chief executive officer (CEO) said they have divided the medical equipment mother during childbirth.
Asma said that the aid is also part of the celebration of International Women’s Day, which was officially celebrated on March 8, this year, noting that the donated medical gear will save the lives of mothers and children.
She called upon women and stakeholders to unite in efforts to eradicate the problem of maternal and child deaths.
Let’s unite, as unity Is always strength, separation is weakness, so today (yesterday? we joined with PBZ bank to send 300 bags of equipment to three different places including Makinduchi Unguja, here in Mwananyamala and Pemba and in all the hospitals we went to we gave 100 bags,” she said.
She added Cooperation is good. Maybe we would have said to come ourselves as an institution maybe we wouldn’t have come with 300 bags, and we have provided this equipment considering the hospitals with the greatest need according to the number of pregnant mothers re-calved.
Attive Muhamed, PB/S Lumumba branch manager said in collaboration with the AMF they have been making various efforts with the aim of contribution to society and showing their readiness to help Tanzanian who are in need.
It’s obvious that our community needsa lotthat some members of the community are unable to afford as a result of which PBZ and AMF have shown their willingness to cooperate with any other institution that aims to touch the community directly said Attiye
Upendo Lema, Mwananyamala regional referral hospital head nurse lauded AMP and PBZ for extending, such needed support, noting “This is going to be very helpful to us and the entire hospital.
She encourages other institution to emulate the spirts and extend the support to the need people in the society.