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Beaux’Art boots Serrekunda health center with medical equipment

Nov 9, 2020, 12:54 PM | Article By: Pa Modou Cham

A young dynamic team committed in services of contributing to the productive sector of our economy, Beaux’ Arts recently boosted Serrekunda Health Center with medical equipment ranging from sterilizing machine, clipper, distilled water, forceps and trays.

Malang Fatty, executive director of Beaux’Art explained that Beaux’Arts is a showbiz organization based in Kanifing Estate, which organizes annual event called Afric-Made Music Festival. He added thatwhatever profit they gained from the festival, is given back to the community

“We thought it wise to buy some medical materials in order to contribute our part inimproving the health sector. Mostof us live in Serrekunda with our sisters, brothers and other family members who use to come here. We believed our donation will go along way in helping the facility implement its work,” he stated.

He said Beaux’ arts is initiated by young people engaged in arts such as musicians, promoters, and technicians in order to bring artistes together to showcase their talents and skills to move the music industry forward.

He thanked their partners. He said the theme for February 2021 festival is ‘Respect Skills and Talents’.

Kebba Sonko, a representative of region1 health directorate thanked the donors for playing their part in improving the health service of our country, saying the donated items came at the right time.

He added that the labour ward was direly in need of the machines to help them wipeout bacterial infection. He called on the beneficiary to make best use of the materials and urged Beaux’ Arts to continue the good gesture.

Officer in Charge of the health center David Junior Daye stated that getting the materials is an additional plus to the health center.

“We have been trying to lobby for it because when it comes to delivery, we need both the drier and wet stabilizer. Serrekunda health center is one of the oldest centers within the region, so we call on private sector, donors, organisation and individuals to come and assist us with some goods because the center belongs to everybody,” he appealed.

He thanked the donors, saying they anticipate more support from the public, as the center operates without water.