Joy As KidzCan Dishes out Christmas Handouts at A4 Special Ward

The 2023 Christmas handout in the A4 Special award is always an event to look forward to with many of our patients and caregivers taking time to shake off
hospital blues. This year’s edition was no different as the pomp and fanfare associated with the glamorous festivity descended with color in the A4 Special Ward, which on ordinary days offers
little to smile about. Doctors, nurses, and health personnel joined in the fun. Speaking at the event Matron Nyirenda, said she was grateful to KidzCan for the kind gesture that lit the ward,
causing patients and caregivers to momentarily forget their ordeal.

“It is a Christmas to remember for these children, you know kids do not forget easily. Even for us as staff, we are happy with the support, which helps in the healing process.
“It eases the burden on us and boosts their morale. It means a lot,” said Nyirenda. Sister Mareyanadzo echoed the same sentiments, “Today was a special day as KidzCan brought
the much-needed smiles on our faces. They are our all-weather friends. We forgot about holding crying mothers…everyone was smiling through the pain.
“Thank you KidzCan for remembering us, we are grateful for the food hampers“, said a father who has been in the hospital for the last 3 months taking care of his four-year-old daughter who
has leukemia.
KidzCan Nurse and Health Coordinator Charity Kawadza said the Christmas handout has traditionally been a day that KidzCan always looks forward to as it brings warmth to the ward.
“We are equally happy for the privilege to carry out this handout which, for us has become tradition as it brings joy to everyone,” said Kawadza.


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