The Sarauniya Charity Foundation under the leadership of Hajiya Rabi’atu Umar (Fulani) has rendered financial assistance to the families of patients receiving medical treatments at the General Hosoital Keffi, Nasarawa State.
The information was made public through the office of the president of the charity foundation.
The non-governmental organization has offered financial assistance to the families of patients to relief their families of some financial burden vested upon them.
While speaking with news men during the visit the SCF President, Haj. Rabi’atu said “SCF is always here to offer a helping hands to the needy cause that is the main objective of our organization. Occasionally, the foundation renders financial support or drugs to sick patients that find it difficult to do pay their medical bills or purchase the medication.”
“The foundation has always been on a rescue mission to some Nigerians suffering different illnesses in various hospitals, who could not pay their medical bill by providing support.”
“Because of the situation in the country, it is very essential to give support to people who are in need, so we are targeting those Nigerians in different hospitals who cannot afford to pay their hospital bills to see how we can be of immense help to them,” she said.
“We have gone to different wards, and some of the patients we met are in critical conditions, and our interactions with some of them show that the support we are providing for them today can go a long way in alleviating their condition.”
Commending the gesture of the NGO, the Medical Director, General Hospital Keffi, said: “This is an absolute demonstration of good philosophy and commitment to well being of people and we believe that this is actually what God wants and we looked forward for the continuation of this in future.
“Through our social welfare department, so many spirited individuals and groups have been committed to this by supporting the patients, which has made it more easily for some of them to overcome their limitations. With this today, so many lives have been touched, it is something we see from time to time.”
see photos below;