Malawi firm donates for journalist’s medical expenses
from FRANK PHIRI in Blantyre, Malawi
BLANTYRE – MALAWI’S advertising and public relations firm donated K14 000 towards a golf competition held to raise funds for a prominent veteran journalist.
FD Communications disclosed it had joined the growing band of well-wishers of the Friends of Limbani Moya cause by sponsoring two teams for his charity golf scheduled for Friday at Blantyre Sports Club.
Moya, a former editor and investigative reporter for Malawi News and Weekend Times, owned by the country’s oldest newspaper company owned by the Kamuzu Banda family, requires vital kidney transplant in India and will need about K15 million for the procedures.
FD Communications Administration Officer Beatrice Fumba said when she presented the cheque to the Friends of Limbani Moya Committee that the agency wished the veteran journalist aquick recovery and gradual return to normal duties.
“We are a media company that has welfare of the professionals we work with at heart.
“We consider Limbani as one of us and a part of our growing family, and we thought of making this humble contribution towards his health,” she said.
Friends of Limbani Task Force member, George Kasakula, hailed the gesture.
“We only have one word to FD Communications; it’s gratitude. We’re very grateful that after listening to our plea, FD has come forward. We wish others could emulate their example because we still need more money,” he said.
The Friends of Limbani Moya initiative has raised about K4 million.
– CAJ News
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