TNM Super League champions Nyasa Big Bullets yesterday donated assorted items valued at K2 million to Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (Qech’s) Children’s Ward as part of celebrating their success.
Speaking during the presentation of the items yesterday, the team’s chief executive officer Fleetwood Haiya said they decided to celebrate this festive season with their fans who are suffering at the hospital
“We thought of visiting children at the hospital as one way of easing some of the challenges they are facing.
“We have also made this decision as one way of celebrating the success with our fans here as you aware we are 2018 TNM Super League champions. This is one way of thanking our supporters for being with us during the 2018 season as we believe that we should always give back to the people who always support us,” he said.
The People’s Team director of supporters Stone Mwamadi, who represented the supporters in the country, thanked the sponsors for the initiative, saying it is one way of saying thank you to their followers
“We are happy to donate these assorted items to our kids here at the hospital,” he said.
In her remarks, nurse-in-charge in the Paediatric Intensive Unit, Martha Mpunga commended the Bullets for donating to the hospital.
“We thank Nyasa Big Bullets for the help given to our sick children as some of them come from rural hospitals and lack support from well-wishers.
“Some of the challenges these kids are facing include overcrowding as you aware this is malaria season,” she said.
Some of the assorted items the team donated included; squash soup, sugar and pails.