By Tinaani Nyabereka.
Gweru-City council has received a donation from Diamond Pharmacy and Good Deeds Gweru Network(GDGN).
The donations were received by Gweru Mayor, His Worship, Josiah Makombe in the council chambers.
Good Deeds National Coordinator, Oswald Chishanga told Post On Sunday that the donations were meant to smoothen the work of nurses at council clinics.
“Our goal as a network is to help communities to do good, particularly to the disadvantaged groups.
Today we saw it fit to donate PPEs to the City Council to help fight the Covid19 pandemic” said Chishanga.
The donation came along with fruit trees donated by the Forest Commission of Zimbabwe.
Gweru major, Josiah Makombe expressed gratitude saying the donations were going to go a long way in fostering good health care provision.
“The person protective equipment and bins donated will assist healthcare workers in fulfilling their duty in the spread of the Covid -19 virus as well working towards maintaining a clean and safer environment .
“These resourceful deed will surely ensure the provision of good and quality health service to our valued residents, clients and Stakeholders.
Our hope is to ensure that the operations of our council clinics provide quality health service in times of crisis such as these ones were the Covid -19 pandemic has gradually put things on hold.
“More so these refuse bins hopefully will help this city to become a smart city of choice and with this we are very grateful to our partners Diamond Pharmacy” added Makombe.
He further highlighted the need for residents to keep the City and environment clean.
“Ladies and gentlemen let us develop a culture of dumping litter in bins and designated sites.
“It is my wish that soon we will enforce polices which criminalize the throwing of litter on the streets.
Let also continue to adhere to the World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines of maintaining social distancing, regular sanitizing and masking up so that to we curb the spread the of the Covid-19 pandemic.” Makombe said.