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Trust Bank donates material worth D100, 000.00 to AFPRC hospital

Dec 15, 2011, 1:11 PM

Trust Bank Ltd has once again boosted the AFPRC Hospital in Farafenni with one of the best Christmas and New Year gift. The Bank that prides itself with its Gambianess has over the years been a true partner to this important health facility.

The latest of its benevolent gesture is the donation of materials worth D100, 000.00 in a ceremony held at the hospital ground in Farafenni on the 8th of December this year.

In his opening remarks, the Chief Execusitive Officer of the hospital, Mr. Alhagie Saine highlighted the important role Trust Bank plays in promoting quality health care delivery system in The Gambia particularly the AFPRC Hospital since its inception many years ago.

“Trust Bank is the most forthcoming and the most regular donor whose contributions are immeasurable. The bank has never been reminded about their annual donation to the hospital but instead the bank always engaged us to look at areas that need their interventions,” he remarked.

The CEO, who has been working closely with the bank since he took over, thanked the bank for their generosity to make the “Trust Bank Maternity Ward” the most cherished unit in the entire facility. 

He was pleased to extend an invitation to Trust Bank to officially open the newly built kitchen at the hospital which was done by the Senior Manager Marketing.

He also thanked the team of volunteers from the United Kingdom and Estonia who were also on the ground to grace the occasion for providing free surgery to the patient.

For his part, the Trust Bank Senior Manager Marketing and Sales Mr. Dodou Nyang gave a brief history of the relationship between Trust Bank and AFPRC Hospital.

He highlighted numerous donations the bank made to improve the quality health care delivery system in The Gambia.

“Last year we had provided “Trust Bank Adopted Maternity Ward” with a solar system which provides 24 hour electricity to the unit; this followed its previous provisions of paint and painting materials for the painting of the whole hospital, a generator and numerous supplies over the ten year relationship amounting to an average of D100,000.00 per annum,” Nyang explained.

Mr. Nyang who branded the annual presentation trip to the Hospital as “annual pilgrimage to Farafenni Hospital” said, 2015 is the targeted year for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and if the Gambia achieves the MDGs 4 and 5 which is to reduce child mortality and improve maternal health, the AFPRC Hospital will play a key role and Trust Bank will be very proud for its significant contributions to the success of this health facility.

“Today we are here once again to fulfill our commitment in improving the conditions of this hospital; we are here to make a presentation of general office furniture including executive chairs, filling cabinets, detergents, and a TV set amongst a lot of valuable materials worth D100, 000.00,” the enthusiastic Marketing Manager remarked.

The presentation was attended by the Chief of the area, the Deputy Director of Health Services, the Hospital Staff, and staff of Trust Bank amongst other dignitaries.