Mzenga Mamaye Group hands over cleaning equipment to MHC

Written by  Mc Donald Gondwe

The Mzenga Mamaye Community activist group, a brain child of Mamaye Malawi has donated assorted cleaning materials to Mzenga Health Center (MHC) in Nkhata-Bay district.


The equipment include, wheel barrows, shovels, mops among others which were solicited from well wishers.


Speaking during the handover ceremony, Chairperson for the group, Grace Nkhoma said they were just responding to some immediate concerns at the facility as its welfare matters to the community.


“As a group we believe a place which is good sanitary wise, it is good for health and of course good for our cause which is to reduce infection transmission.


“The infection which may have some absurd reaction to our mothers and new born babies,” she said.

The chairperson also revealed to have had a number of similar interventions at the facility.


“We usually try to find out best ways to support our hospital, when we have the capacity support we do help like recently provided lighting materials including candles at the facility.


The group has also plans to construct an under five clinic which will also house a waiting shelter and wards to ease unnecessary congestion resulting from shortage of space at the facility.


Commenting on the development, Communications Consultant for Mamaye Malawi, John Kawale expression was over the moon that the communities they are working with are producing realizable results.


“We feel we were meeting our goal, because all we want is to see these community activists indulge into such ventures; and as Mamaye Malawi we would like to see more of these activities,” said Kawale.


Speaking after receiving the donation, Nurse and Midwife at Mzenga Heath Centre, Innocent Matumula hailed the communities for championing the welfare of the facility.


“We have a good working relationship with Mamaye members in this area, they have been instrumental in several interventions at this institution,” he said.


Matumula however hinted on the need to help push for a full time ambulance at Mzenga Health Centre to enhance case referral system.

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