Kenyan rapper based in Norway, Stella Mwangi was in Kenya where she participated in worthy cause that saw her donate medical equipment to Maragua Level 4 District Hospital in Murang’a County. The donation amounted to a cool Sh 7.5 million.
Stella together with Pambazuka National Lottery – as a brand ambassador – visited and assessed the needs of the facility. The donation included wheelchairs, stretchers, incubators, baby cots and patient beds among others.
Two incubators for kids was also donated.
Stella said, “This journey of doing good is indeed good food for the soul. Thank you Pambazuka National Lottery for making me part of your good deeds. Maragua District hospital received medical equipment worth Kshs 7.5 million. I’m humbled to have hosted you in my hometown.”
Speaking during a handing over ceremony, PNL CEO Hussein Mohammed said that Kenya’s health sector needs a lot of investment to ensure that everyone gets access to proficient and affordable medical services.
“Pambazuka National Lottery is committed to ensure that we impact the lives of all Kenyans and we will endeavour to have beneficiaries through a percentage of our proceeds,” he said.
Maragua Level 4 District Hospital Medical Superintendent, Dr. Kimani Ngige, said he was overjoyed with the gesture that PNL had shown.
“We thank God for Pambazuka for we are the first ones to receive such a huge donation from them. We were in dire need of incubators as the two in the new born unit were faulty. Therefore, these medical equipment could not have come at a better time as Pambazuka has given two new incubators,” he said.