Poly students reach out to cancer patients
The students who were led by their lecturer Dr Thokozani Chimkono made the donation as part of biding farewell to the community they have been part of for the past four years.
Speaking after presenting the items which comprised of soap, and other food stuff for the children, one of the students, Precious Jere explained that as a class they decided to do something as part of social responsibility to the children at the cancer ward.
“We agreed that each one of us should contribute some money to be used to buy various items since we know that being admitted at the hospital means that all the income generating activities for the guardians have come to a standstill,” Jere said.
Presenting the items to the nurse in charge and guardians, Dr Chimkono stressed that it is high time the public notices the positive side of Polytechnic students rather than just associating them with unruly behavior all the time.
The nurse in charge thanked the students for the donations which she said has come at the right time.
She further encouraged the students to continue with the charity work even after leaving the university.