The Great Angels Choir has appealed to the public to contribute towards its fundraising venture for the construction of a health facility in Area 45, Lilongwe.
The choir’s director Ephraim Zonda made the appeal during a fundraising event held on Friday night at Golden Peacock Hotel in Lilongwe.
He disclosed that the choir raised K7 million during that event.
“This is our first fundraising show and we are urging people to contribute towards the project,” said Zonda.
In the initial phase, the choir seeks to raise about K35 million out of the K70 million needed for the project.
According to Zonda, the Lilongwe-based choir has already engaged an architect who has produced an artistic impression of the health clinic.
The choir is also approaching people of good will, organisations and companies to turn its dream into reality.
So far, Apostle Clifford Kawinga who also owns Creck Hardware has pledged K1.2 million, musician-cum-journalist Aubrey Kusakala and Kate Gwamba Zgambo jointly pledged K500 000, Caleb Thole has pledged K400 000 while the presidential adviser on religious affairs, Reverend Brian Kamwendo made a contribution of K200 000.
On his part, Kawinga said it is the responsibility of every Malawian to contribute towards the development of the nation.
“Creck Hardware is a Malawian company which believes in investing in the local industry. Contributing towards The Great Angels Choir’s project is our corporate social responsibility towards complementing government’s efforts aimed at uplifting the health standards in the country,” he said.