Over 130 pints of blood collected
Kathmandu, March 28, 2017: Uniglobe Center for Social Program, one of the students-led centers at Uniglobe College recently organized a blood donation programme at the college premises in New Baneshwor. The programme was organized with the objective to aware about the fact of the scarcity of the blood in the Kathmandu Valley and to get rid away from the troubles an individual has to go through for a pint of blood during their needy times.
“After we heard the news regarding the scarcity of the blood in Kathmandu, we decided to organize this programme and support the cause,” shared Romi Shrestha, one of the core member of the programme organizing committee. Sandeep Sijapati, another core member of the committee mentioned, “We are living our life happily. So, it is our responsibility to save other’s life from our end.”
“If there is nothing harm to our body by donating blood and if our one small act can save the life of others then why not to donate it? I donated blood and I also request others to do the same,” said Mohan H. Dahal, IT head at the college.
Students, faculties, and guests participated in the blood donation camp. Dr. Nar Bahadur Bista, Principal shared, “Students are the one fulfilling the gap in the society. I am very glad to see the programme being organized in such a well-managed and effective manner. Such students-led activities not only develop the leadership skills in them but also the ownership to contribute in the overall development of the country.”
The programme was supported by Nepal Red Cross Society. Over 130 pints of blood was collected from the camp.