As part of its humanitarian gesture to society, the Rotary Club of Sinkor has donated several essential medical supplies to several health institutions in the country.
The Rotary Club during the festive season donated medical supplies to the SOS Medical Center in Congo Town, James N. Davies Memorial Hospital in Neezoe, Paynesville as well as the Redemption Hospital in New Kru Town and Goodwill Clinic in Fiamah, Sinkor.
Presenting the assorted medical supplies which included surgical gowns, face masks, syringes and gloves among others, Rotarian Eva Mappy Morgan, President of the Rotary Club of Sinkor disclosed that the club was simply performing service to the various health institutions so as to enhance the work of the practitioners.
She stressed that “Rotary is service above self.” Rotarian Morgan added that in the spirit of service to humanity, the Rotary Club of Sinkor was giving gifts to the medical institutions in various communities consistent with this year’s theme of the club which says,“ Be a gift to the world.”
She said the hospitals are in the business of saving lives and used the occasion to extol the children of Rotarian Marion Subah of the United States of America for their support toward the initiative.
For their part, heads and representatives of the health institutions that benefited from the Rotary Club’s gesture lauded the Rotary Club of Sinkor for its timely donation to their health facilities. Quendi Appleton, Administrator of the SOS Medical Center, Edward G. David of Goodwill Clinic and Mr. James K. Kaikai, General Administrator of the James N. Davies Memorial Hospital praised the club for identifying with their institutions during the festive season.
The General Administrator of the James N. Davies Memorial Hospital pointed out that the hospital is catering to children and women on a free of charge basis. He stated that the gifts came in time of need and encouraged the Rotary Club of Sinkor to always see the need to extend its gesture to the hospital in the future.
Rotarians who accompanied the assorted medical supplies to the various medical institutions include, Rotarian Eva Mappy Morgan, President, Rotarian Jamesetta Wolokolie, Rotarian Velma Mitchel and Rotarian Florence Allen- Jones.
In a related development, the President of the Rotary Club of Sinkor has disclosed that the Club is expected to embark on a water project. Rotarian Morgan said the Club will do this by providing hand pumps in some communities to be identified later as was done in Bong and Montserrado Counties specifically in Todee District, writes Kingston S. Kolleh