President thanks association, resident, MNA for donations to Praslin Hospital amid the Covid-19 pandemic |14 January 2021
The President of the Republic, Wavel Ramkalawan, has expressed his heartfelt gratitude to the Praslin Business Association (PBA) and Achille Savy, a resident of the Baie Ste Anne community, along with the member of the National Assembly for Baie Ste Anne Hon. Churchill Gill, for the generous donation extended to Baie Ste Anne Hospital on Praslin during this time of crisis.
A donation of various essential products and materials as well as refreshments was handed over to the hospital on Tuesday by members of the PBA, Mr Savy and Hon. Gill.
The value of the donation amounts to approximately R200,000.
The donation comprises masks, disinfectants, washing machine among other items, which will help the health workers during their daily tasks.
President Ramkalawan described this gesture as a perfect example how associations and businesses in the community can join forces for the greater good of not only supporting their communities but the efforts of the country as a whole to face common challenges such as the current Covid-19 pandemic affecting the nation.
The accompanying photographs show samples of the donated items.