Monday, 20 August 2012
FERIGO KAMBALE DONATES TO PREGNANT MOTHERS
One of the prominent residents of Kasese Municipality Ferigo Kambale has today launched a campaign to help pregnant mothers with specific components of the MAMA kit that is required at delivery.
The MAMA kit is a set of necessities a pregnant woman is supposed to appear with at the hospital for delivery. They include surgical gloves, polythen paper, razor blades, among others.
Ferigo Kambale who says he has decided to assist the poor pregnant mothers with delivery polythen papers and razor blades launched his campaigns at Kilembe Mines Hospital and St. Paul’s Health center Kamaiba.
He says other health facilities that include Kadoba Health Center, Kasese Municipal Health Center, Rukoki health center III and Bishop Masereka medical center tomorrow.
Ferigo who is also the Kasese District Head of Finance said he has decided to extend a help to the poor women because the embracement they face while delivering at health facilities hence resorting to Traditional birth attendants.
At Kilembe Mines Hospital the donation was received by the Bishop of the Kasese Catholic Diocese Rt. Rev. Egidio Ngaijanabo who is also the chairman management of the health facility.
South Rwenzori Diocesan Secretary Rev. Can Ivan Sibilndondire received the materials donated to St. Paul’s Health Center.
In his speech, Bishop Egidio Nkaijanabo decried the increasing maternal deaths as reported in the media adding that Ferigo has showed a sign of generosity.
Bishop Egidio commended Ferigo for making a personal sacrifice in donating to the needy saying he is emulating Jesus Christ who loved the sick.
At the St. Paul’s health center Rev. Can. Ivan Sibilhondire commended Ferigo for choosing to help the needy adding that most of the women who deliver there struggle with several requirements for safe motherhood.
Rev.Can. Sibilhondire challenged government officials and other Ugandans to have heart of supporting the needy so God continues blessing their programs and work.