The Association of Cape Mountainians in Columbia, United States of America, has donated several assorted medical items to the St. Timothy Government Hospital in Robertsport, Grand Cape Mount County.
The organization has also donated over 3,000 exercise books and other educational materials to the Robertsport High School.
The donations were presented Wednesday to authorities of the hospital and school
by the National Chairman of the Association of Grand Cape Mountainians, Samuel Kamara, who is currently visiting the country.
Mr.Kamara said the donation is intended to enhance services at the hospital and assist the students, noting that the donation is an initial contribution to the hospital.
He disclosed that the organization has formulated plans to lobby with international groups and individuals to provide medical equipment, drugs and other essential materials to the hospital to benefit the people.
Meanwhile, Chairman Kamara has admonished citizens of Grand Cape Mount
County to cooperate with the hospital staff so that they will provide them the needed services.
Mr. Kamara said the donation to the school is intended to encourage students to take their education seriously so that they can be groomed into productive, efficient and effective future leaders.
Receiving the donations respectively, Dr.Sekou Keita of St. Timothy Government Hospital and Mr. Alexander S. Bundo, Principal of Robertsport High School, expressed thanks and appreciation to the organization for the gesture.
By D. Ignatius Roberts, LINA Grand Cape Mount County Correspondent