Tina Bawa Ministries International donates wheel chairs to disabled persons
Over 5,000 persons for Tina Bawa Ministries International in Qua’anpan Local Government Area of Plateau state are billed to receive free medical attention, including free screening exercise, at Kwande primary health care center.
The Tina Bawa Ministries International medical mission has donated forty (40) wheel chairs to disabled persons and free medical outreach in Kwande and its environs north-central, Nigeria.
Disclosing this at Kwande primary health center of Qua’anpan Local Government Area, founder of Tina Bawa Ministries International, Mrs Tina Bawa, said the program will last for five days to reach out to less-privileged persons who cannot access quality health care and buy drugs with medical attention.
She maintained that the team of medical personnel is brought in Nigeria and outside targeting 3,500 persons as beneficiary from the free medical exercise.
Mrs Tina Bawa noted that, the mission is in collaboration with Peter Bawa Foundation to commensurate 58 years’ birthday of her husband in partnership with United States medical outreach.
Mrs Bawa appealed to good Nigerians at home and abroad to start with little by supporting the less-privileged in the society towards giving them hope and sense of belonging.
According to her, the yearly programme, which is more of charity work to the people, is for free medical outreach, management of malaria and child killer diseases that will be carried out in the day time, screening people; and then, by evening the people would listen to the word of God as part of the mission’s goal – to help lives.
Mrs Tina Bawa reiterated that the ministries, which started way back in 1999, moved to begin charity work in 2004 to reach out widows who are into petty businesses to make them send their children to school so they could be good leaders.
She added that they are not getting support from any quarters but from her own business and that of her husband’s support, which 80% of the income went into the project.
She said, “we embark on free eye screening exercise and donations of free medical service to help the people of Kwande and the neighboring communities towards the prevention of rural killer diseases.”
“There are various departments, which include dispensary, consultations, and beds to admit patients who are suffering from chronic illnesses,” she added.
The ministries is also engaged in training the rural populace on major symptoms of infectious diseases like fever, cough, weight loss, blood, chest pain, hypertension control and sexually-transmitted infections.
One of the beneficiaries, Mr Gambo Hassan, expressed happiness to the support given them by Tina Bawa Ministries International for the kind gesture. He said, “We saw love and kindness from our beloved mother; she has used her resources to towards the rehabilitation of the less-privileged like us,” he maintained.
According to Gambo, these wheelchairs had given them hope, saying, “for years, nobody cared to visit us and know our plight. May God bless her for this blessing,” he concluded.