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Malawi Red Cross Society (MRCS) has awarded Life Membership Certificates to 350 volunteers who have been accepted as Life Associate Members by the Council of the Society.
Speaking during the awarding of certificates to the members from Mwanza and Neno, MRCS President Levison Changole applauded the dedication of MRCS Volunteers.
He said over the years MRCS has achieved a lot because of the work the volunteers do across the country.
Mwanza District Council Commissioner Humphrey Gondwe said the council appreciates the role MRCS plays in the district.
“MRCS is playing a great role in areas of Disaster management and health. The organization is supporting the district under MVAC through cash distribution to 7,000 households,” said Gondwe.
A recipient of a certificate from Neno Bettie Mahilasi said. “I am very happy to be awarded this important certificate after being accepted as a life member of MRCS. I will dedicate the rest of my life to the humanity work through the Red Cross.”
Red Cross Life associate membership status is conferred upon members that act in accordance with the principles of the Red Cross Movement and serve without desire for material or financial gain.
It is also given to those that are available in emergencies to render services based on ones abilities and skills, that respond to the need of vulnerable people & communities and that fulfil duties without discrimination of nationality, race, creed, political values or religious belief among others.
Mwanza and Neno are the first districts that MRCS President has visited in this year’s MRCS national presidential tour to divisions.