BLANTYRE-(MaraviPost)– Malawi’s Bossaro Music Group (BMG) on Thursday, cheered expectant women at Zingwangwa Health Centre in Blantyre, where they also donated various items as part of Independence Day celebrations.
The group donated various items that included orange squash, bread, soap, diapers and sugar.
Thirty expectant women benefitted from the donation.
BMG said in its effort, Group received support from SOBO, Kingfisher, Staff of NICO General Insurance, Flames player Gerald Phiri Junior, Dango Kumwenda who is based in the US, and Vanessa Mdhluli.
One of the Group’s members Dalitso Mtambo, now known as Bossaro Ice, after he told The Maravi Post that the Independence Day was better celebrated with mothers that give life although their is often little appreciation of their love and care.
“Artists should play a leading role in giving back to the society. We support safe motherhood, and we want to recognise the role mothers play in the society.
“We chose to celebrate with mothers on Independence Day because of the day’s significance as you know mothers gave birth to the heroes, who fought for our independence,” Mtambo said.
Another member of the Group Patali Mkorongo, who is known as Bossaro Cyclone, added; “Mothers go through a lot while bringing life to this world. We want to appreciate the role mothers’ play, and that is why we chose this day to be with the mothers and show them that we care.”
BMG was established in October 2016. The Group said while entertaining, it also seeks to raise awareness and empowering the youth through music.
The Group has embraced safe motherhood and it is working with a number of organisations to increase awareness on safe motherhood.