Blood donation is one of the highest forms of service one can render to society. This small act can save the lives of many.
Realizing the importance of blood donation, Believers Eastern Church Diocese of Kathmandu organized a blood donation camp on 17 November 2021, in collaboration with Nepal Red Cross Society.
The main aim of conducting this blood donation camp was to help the local Nepal Red Cross Society which was facing acute shortage of blood. Due to the coronavirus pandemic and ensuing lockdown, most of the regular blood donation camps of the Nepal Red Cross Society had to be called off.
Lead by HG Titus Mor Osthathiose Episcopa , the blood donation camp turned out to be hugely successful event with more than 40 people from the diocese volunteering for this noble cause.
The blood donation camp started at 9:30 am in the morning and went until 1: 00 pm. Speaking at the camp Mrs. Som Pradhan, Secretary of the Red Cross branch spoke about the importance and benefits of blood donation. “We don’t want our blood stocks to be empty. We need hundreds of blood donations every day so that we can bridge the gap between demand and supply”, she said.
On the occasion, HG Titus Mor Osthathiose Episcopa and 42 other people from the diocese donated blood.
Mukti Limbu said, “I am so happy to give my blood because someone is going to receive life from my blood.”
Mr. Nabin Shrestha said, “I thank God from the bottom of my heart because we could help the Nepal Red Cross Society by donating a pint of blood. I hope that many needy patients are going to receive new life from our blood. I do thank every participant for taking part in it and the doctors who helped the camp to be a success.”
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