Chitungwiza Central Hospital received 5 tonnes of maize from Seedco this Tuesday afternoon, much to the excitement of patients and staff members.

Officially handing over the donation on behalf of Seedco, Public Relations Officer Ms Marjorie Mutemererwa said it is part of their corporate social responsibility to assist hospitals discharge their duties of saving lives.

“Today, we are presenting 5 tonnes of mealie meal and the hospital is free to collect the consignment anytime, depending on the availability of their storage facilities,” said Ms Mutemererwa.

The hospital Chief Executive Officer Dr Obadiah Moyo was  impressed by the donation, indicating that they have gone outside the country looking for donations yet companies like Seedco are willing to partner them.

” It’s true that we have been looking for donations outside. Today we are grateful for this donation which will assist our patients admitted here and the staff members,” Dr Moyo said.

Dr Moyo also appealed to the corporate world to also consider infants in their donations since most donations target adults.

He said the hospital is home to a big number of abandoned children who need great care.