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His Excellency Govenor Ngwabdije Kasi visits Maroy Foundation Hospital

Updated: Mar 24

South Kivu, Saturday 10th August 2019 - A tragic motorised pirogue shipwreck near Bukavu on Lake Kivu claimed the lives of at least 15 individuals, highlighting the perilous conditions of the overloaded vessel that collided with a rock during its journey from the island of Idjwi to Bukavu. In the face of this devastating event, Maroy Foundation Hospital responded promptly to aid the survivors.

Similar incidents have been dealt with by Maroy Foundation Hospital.

Maroy Foundation Hospital, along with Hôpital Provincial Général de Référence de Bukavu and la Clinique Médicale de Bukavu of Université officielle de Bukavu, received survivors, with Maroy Foundation Hospital admitting 65 patients. Swift and efficient medical care at our facility ensured the survival and recovery of all injured and mentally shocked patients.

His Excellency Governor Théo Ngwabidje Kasi and The Honourable Claude Sweddy Basila, Minister for Transportation, visited Maroy Foundation Hospital to express their appreciation for the Foundation's exemplary work, compassion, and patriotism. The Minister for Transportation said “without the work of Maroy Foundation, more lives would have been lost.”

During the visit, Governor Ngwabidje Kasi paid his respects to the fallen, engaged with survivors, offered sincere condolences, and pledged to implement comprehensive legislative measures to prevent such incidents in the future.

Maroy Foundation remains committed to its mission of providing compassionate and life-saving care, even in the face of adversity, and is honoured to receive recognition for its efforts in times of crisis.

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