Ana Paula dos Santos, a procédé dimanche à l`inauguration d`un centre materno-infantile dans la commune de Funda, à Cacuaco, dans le cadre de l`action humanitaire du Fonds de Solidarité Sociale “Lwini”
Luanda, 10/01 Angolas First Lady, Ana Paula dos Santos, Sunday in Luanda inaugurated the Maternal-Infantile Centre located in Funda Commune, Cacuaco District, in the light of humanitarian actions of the Social Solidarity Lwini Fund, of which she is the chairperson.
Addressing the launching ceremony, the First Lady said that the centre is one more project that the Lwini Fund has planned and managed to materialise, with the assistance of the Arab Family Choucair.
Ana Paula dos Santos expressed her satisfaction at the fact that the newly inaugurated centre can provide the first health care to the local rural population, having hoped that the institution take other steps which can also provide assistance to the Angolan citizens.
On his turn, Jorge Choucair, representing the family, said their contribution in building the Maternal-Infantile Centre constitutes a homage to the Angolan women and children, and expressed his family`s availability to contribute to humanitarian acts promoted by Lwini Fund.
According to the director of Lwini Fund projects, Manuela Weba, the programme aimed at, among other aspects, collaborating with health authorities in the tasks related to the education on health, on HIV, cholera and other diseases.
Expected to kick-off two weeks from now, the Maternal-Infantile Centre Joseana, built by the Angolan JUNIC company, has one laboratory, two delivery wards, chemists, refectory, leisure lounge and a room with the capacity to take in 12 expectant mothers.
Created in 1998, the Lwini Social Solidarity Fund aims mainly at collecting funds to assist the victims of landmines and rural women, through the programmes of education and technical-professional courses, with a view to integrating the beneficiaries into the market.
The inaugural ceremony gathered government officials, local authorities, among other individualities.