The mission on Mount Kilimanjaro organized by the Hand in Hand Charitable was officially concluded on Thursday, January 20, a press release said.
The team of volunteer mountaineers delivered to the leadership team of the State Health Services Organisation and the Head of the Makarios Hospital the surgical bronchoscope worth €19,000, and stainless-steel surgical instruments worth €12,000.
The surgical equipment was purchased as a result of the fund raising that took place during the ascent of Mount Kilimanjaro organized by the Hand in Hand Foundation on August 3-10, 2021.
The group of volunteer/ amateur climbers raised proudly the flag of the Foundation on Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa, aiming to increase public awareness about the remarkable work performed by the medical staff of Makarios III Children’s Hospital.
The team consisted of: Mario Hadjipetris (team leader and professional mountaineer), Stephanos Stephou, Christina Pantziarou, George Kyriazis, Evripides Manoullos, Marielen Andreou, Charis Constantinou and Despina Kleovoulou.
Heri me Heri Foundation would like once again to express its gratitude to the main donors of this action: Fameline Holding Group, Inmarsat Global Ltd, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement Cyprus Ltd, NSB Group GmbH & Co KG and Bunkernet. Also contributed with donations: ASBIS Kypros Ltd, NIPD Genetics Public Co Ltd, MIE Group, MarinePool, F.P. eSafe Solutions Ltd, Exelia Technologies Ltd, Alphatron Marine BV, DP World Limassol, Comtech SRL, Swift Marine EASTMED, TP Servglobal, Primetel and Scordis Papapetrou & Co LLC.
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The Hand in Hand Foundation was founded in 2010 by the Fameline Holding Group (FHG) and aims to support families with children experiencing financial difficulties and/or suffering from health problems. To date, the Foundation has succeeded in assisting more than 100 families in terms of medical support by providing first aid supplies. The program is designed to address the urgent needs of children and to ensure their long-term well-being. Its goals have been achieved through fundraising initiatives, community partnerships and public awareness campaigns.