Hope Place provides aid to Sri Aman Hospital

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KUCHING: Hope Place Kuching recently helped Sri Aman Hospital through the Sarawak Malaysian Medical Welfare Fund in providing contributions for the hospital’s patients and staff.

The charitable non-governmental organisation (NGO) said the assistance was requested at the end of July for food aid, baby milk powder, adult diapers, and wheelchairs for the hospital’s patients.

“We have been a supporter of the Sarawak Malaysian Medical Welfare Fund for many of their hospital branches.

“They have also requested for some refreshments for their staff. Among the times we provided include biscuits, instant cup noodles, Milo powder and drinking water.

“We also provided one carton each for children milk powder age of 0 to 12 months, age of one to three years old and age of four to six years old.

“The adult diapers provided were 20 packs of M size, 20 packs of L size and 20 packs of XL size,” it said in a statement today (August 5).

On the contribution of wheelchairs, Hope Place said 10 units were given and there were sponsored by various generous donors in Kuching.

It disclosed that the wheelchairs will be used by in-patients in the Covid-19 ward.

“According to the hospital’s personnel, some of the wheelchairs will be used for patients who are children.

“We would like to thank all donors who have been continuously supporting us in helping the needy community out there, especially those who have been affected by the pandemic,” it added.

Hope Place founder Kelvin Wan helps to load wheelchairs into the van.

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