Partners in Kisii join hands to Donate blood as they celebrate Valentines Day

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Kisii County CEC For Admin Edinah Kangwana(in red scarf) with other well wishers donating blood at the Kisii Teaching and referral Hospital Photo/Rogers
Kisii County CEC For Admin Edinah Kangwana(in red scarf) with other well wishers donating blood at the Kisii Teaching and referral Hospital Photo/Benito

As the world marks Valentine’s Day, The Kisii Round Table wellness Club Members joined in donating blood at the Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital.

Speaking during the exercise, the Kisii County CEC for Administration Edinah Kangwana, a Transformational leader, Wellness champion, Community development issues advocate, mentor and coach, youth and gender advocate said rescuing a life that you don’t know by donating blood is a pure act of unconditional love.

“Today is valentine, a day for lovers to celebrate. We decided to celebrate uniquely, donating blood to those in need. In doing so, it’s a pure act of unconditional love, the very essence of Valentine’s Day,” She said.

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Ruth Kibwage Founder Dazzling Centre for Autism Photo/Rogers
Ruth Kibwage Founder Dazzling Centre for Autism Photo/Rogers

Ruth Kibwage Founder of Dazzling Centre for Autism and a member of Kisii Roundtable Wellness Club said on this day donating blood is an act of kindness and showing love to those in need.

“Being an autism awareness champion and a co-founder of Dazzling Center for Autism, I have found myself voluntarily & involuntarily in acts of giving and being the voice of the autistic community. Blood donation is a small act of kindness that does Great and Big wonders. If God has bestowed you with Great Health, then make sure that you are beneficial to people who aren’t bestowed with this Blessing,” She said.

Magdaline Gesare Magangi, Head of Department Quality Assurance & Standards Cardinal Otunga High School, Mosocho; Founder member Kisii Roundtable Wellness Club & Gender Champion Photo/Benito
Magdaline Gesare Magangi, Head of Department Quality Assurance & Standards Cardinal Otunga High School, Mosocho; Founder member Kisii Roundtable Wellness Club & Gender Champion Photo/Benito

On her part, Magdaline Gesare Magangi, Head of Department Quality Assurance & Standards Cardinal Otunga High School, Mosocho; Founder member at Kisii Roundtable Wellness Club & Gender Cham said our life is sustained through the blood that circulates in our system, therefore, loss or lack of blood can lead to Medical conditions.

“I am honored to have participated in this very noble venture of Blood Donation. The state of our mental health is greatly determined by our physical health. Our lives are sustained through the blood that circulates in our system, therefore, loss or lack of blood can lead to quite a number of medical conditions. Donation of blood saves a life. Giving is a blessing. Let’s give blood so that we may save a life today,” She said.

Other well wishers and Partners Photo/Benito
Other well wishers and Partners Photo/Benito

The blood donation drive was hosted by the Kisii County Government through the Ministry of health in the custodianship of KTRH and the Kisii blood transfusion Centre.

The initiative was by the Round table wellness club in Kisii in partnership with Kenya Police service, Kisii National polytechnic, Ajiwa Shamji group, Kenya Red Cross- Kisii Chapter, Kisii football fans, Shabana club, and other great men and women of Kenya.