Danish relief group donates goods worth over 4 thousand dollars
It was joy and jubilation when beneficiary schools, medical facilities and development projects received donations in kind from the Danish Relief Group recently. The goods which included computers, school desks,chairs wheel chairs, hospital beds, side table, linen, uniforms among other essentials were officially handed over to the respective hospitals by the Minister of State for Provincial Affairs Advocate Martin Dinha .
In a speech read on his behalf at the handover ceremony Honorable Dinha said DAPP is an all-weather friend who has contributed immensely to the people of Zimbabwe in various sectors such as education, health ,community development and agriculture. He applauded “DAPP’s recent achievements for the construction of classroom blocks and teachers’ houses at Chemhondoro Secondary school where it partnered with the Embassy of Japan to improve the education environment at the school . Regarding health DAPP facilitated the construction of three clinics in three border areas namely Chinaka (Mutasa/Mozambique) ,Malabe (Beitbridge ) and Mafigu (Rushinga Border)
DAPP Zimbabwe representative applauded the good relationship that exists between the government of Zimbabwe and DAPP Zimbabwe saying “ Working together has proved to be an effective formula to seeing communities embracing and effectively adopting sustainable development practices” He added that DAPP will continue to support government efforts to deliver lasting development solutions to Zimbabweans living in marginalized areas.
Beneficiaries expressed their gratitude to the Danish Relief Group saying the generous donation came at the right time. The Deputy Headmistress for Shamva Primary School said “We were struggling with the lack of adequate school furniture for children. We would like to thank the Danish Relief Group for their generous and thoughtful decision”
Hospital staff said the medical field in Zimbabwe is currently going through a crisis and donations like this go a long way in easing the suffering of patients.
DAPP Zimbabwe project beneficiaries also commended the Danish Relief Group for providing them with tools towards making its work more effective. TC TB Project Leader Stailine Majecha said “The Danish Relief Group has been a key partner to our development work for many years. This relationship has seen many communities benefiting from their generosity and we are proud to be part of this great initiative.