A non-governmental organization, Professionals for Community Empowerment and Development (PCOED) donates 150 gallons of fuel and medical supplies to the C.B. Dumbar Maternity Hospital in Gbarnga, Bong County.
Prior to the donation, the hospital had reportedly rationed electricity due to lack of fuel, surgical gloves and essential medications.PCOED, a non-for-profit, non-political and non-religious organization, is comprised of professional young men and women who have committed themselves to serve humanity.
In addition to the rescue operation at C.B. Dunbar Hospital, the organization also over the weekend donated 20 bags of rice and several cartoons of detergents to the hospital.
PCOED is also involved in several charitable initiatives in Grand Bassa, Margibi, Nimba and Montserrado Counties, respectively.Making the presentation on behalf of the organization, Executive Director, Francis Wallace, says the donation is the organization’s way of touching lives of sick and under- privileged people.
Director Wallace says the sole purpose of his organization is to give back to needy in society, noting that the gesture is a shared commitment to serve humanity.
Receiving the items, one of the medical doctors at the hospital, Aker Jason Bleah notes the gesture came at the time they are desperately needed.
Doctor Bleah, who deputized for the hospital management, says the entity is grateful for the gesture and assures the items will be used for the intended purpose.
The presentation ceremony was graced by hospital staff, patients and several onlookers.
By Bridgett Milton -Editing by Jonathan Browne