By Lisa Masuku
The First Lady Amai Auxillia Mnangagwa has extended her humanitarian gesture to hospitals in Bulawayo and Khami prison where consignments of groceries where delivered to cushion inmates and the health facilities.
Speaking after receiving food stuffs from the First Lady through the Angel of Hope Foundation, Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Service Deputy Officer Commanding Bulawayo Metropolitan Province, Assistant Commissioner Cleopas Moyo expressed gratitude to Amai Mnangagwa saying the donation will go a long way in alleviating food challenges at Khami prison.
“We want to acknowledge and give special thanks to our mother for extending a valuable donation through her foundation it will go a long way in meeting our dietary needs.”
Officials from the benefiting health institutions namely Mpilo and United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) thanked the First Lady for her kind gesture.
“The gesture will go a long way in mitigating in improving the health care delivery system.”
“We are very grateful for the great work that the first lady is doing in uplifting health institutions.”
The Minister of State for Bulawayo Provincial Affairs and Devolution Cde Judith Ncube, who handed over the consignments, lauded the First Lady’s philanthropic works.
“I want to thank the first lady for her various efforts in supporting the health care system and vulnerable members of the community through her Angel of Hope. We also want inmates to get empowerment programs, so that they can be well integrated into the society after their rehabilitation journey so I urge you help them so that they are able to pick themselves up when they live this place.”
The First Lady’s charitable works have benefitted various communities across the country, including the elderly, women, youths and children.
By Lisa Masuku