By Chukwudi Ikpe
The sixth edition of Lady Adaure medical outreach was rounded off last Wednesday at Umueze, Obazu Mbieri in Mbaitoli Local Government Area of Imo State.
The charity programme which is organized by Lady Adaure Outreach Foundation (LAOF), based in United States of America (USA), featured free medicare for Obazu people.
A team of medical personnel comprising doctors, nurses and pharmacists were take care of the medical needs of the people.
The programme also featured health talk which was aimed at educating the people on the causes and prevention of various diseases.
In a brief interview with Christian Voice at the end of the outreach, the head of the foundation, Belinda Anyasodo, explained that the programme which is a family affair is also aimed at assisting the people of Obazu and beyond.
“I organize the programme on behalf of my family. It is a vision I have which is aimed at helping my people to prevent diseases that are preventable,” behinda said.
According to he, the programe is in memory of their late mother, Lady Adaure Anyasodo who died of hypertension and diabetis at a very young age.
She further explained that the goal of the foundation is to ensure that no one should die of diseases that can be prevented.
Behinda said that the outreach was basically for Obazu people even though people from other areas also attend it.
“We intend to continue the programme, Mum was a philanthropist, we enjoy doing it,” she added.
Over 150 people benefited from the outreach.
One of the beneficiaries, Miss Eke Treasure, who hails from Ngor Okpala but resides at Obazu, expressed happiness over the outreach describing it as a good thing and wished the organizers long life and prosperity.
Another beneficiary, Mrs Judith Nnorom from Obazu, who was visibly happy, said the free medical outreach has saved them good money.
Mrs Osuji Damaris said she is very happy to see this kind of thing, stressing that it is not easy to organize. She prayed God to strengthen the organizers in their calling so that they will do more to save people.
Mrs Amanze Blessing from Umuahii Mbieri said the programme was okay and that she feels relieved that her problem is solved.
All the beneficiaries who spoke to us want the programme to continue