Company directors of Redbrick Limited,a well known and trusted investment company based in Blantyre,Mr Maaz Batatawala and Madam Sabina Batatawala have donated various preventative items to Chichiri Prison.
The donation is part of their countrywide campaign of empowering public institutions with neccessary Covid-19 related materials to curb the further spread and infection of the virus that causes Corona.
The campaign is worth K1.5 Million.
Few weeks ago they made a similar donation to Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital.
The items given today were;
Thermometers,Hand Sanitizers and water buckets.
The team of Redbrick Limited was led by Mr Jamie De Silva,who is the company’s sales manager and the items were received by Prison Station Manager Mr Chagwa.
In his remarks Mr Silva said, “the donation was aimed at helping the prison to prevent the spread of the virus in the facility and to keep inmates safe.He further assured the nation,Redbrick Limited will continue to do more through the distribution of prevention materials at all public institutions.”
Mr Chagwa on behalf of his institution,he thanked the directors of Redbrick Limited and their team for coming up with such a timely and considerate contribution towards their safety and security in regards to Covid-19.
“I would like to thank you for this gift of love,as you can see we have more than 2,000 inmates and it is very difficult to practice social distance hygiene and other recommended precautionary measures,but with and through these materials we will be able to lessen the burden and as well to to test inmate’s body temperature to detect quickly any symptom and sign of the virus .This donation is important and we would like to urge others to follow this exemplary path.”
Redbrick Limited promises to do more corporate social responsibility through out and they intend to visit other regions with the same spirit of defeating Covid-19 via distribution of preventative and protective items.