Lesotho Red Cross Society (LRCS) received medical kits from the European Union Election Observation Mission to Lesotho.

When handing over the donation, the EU Head of Delegation to Lesotho Paola Amadei said it is a privilege that Lesotho Red Cross Society is the first to receive the items that include; 24 first aid kits, 34 personal medical kits, 14 hand sanitizers, two trauma kits, defibrillators, COVID-19 self-tests, infrared thermometers, metal boxes among others.

She said the mission saw it fitting to hand over the items to a worthy organisation that will put the items to good use after the General Elections in the country.

When receiving the donation, the President of LRCS Mr. Hareteke Nkhetse, on behalf of the Society expressed his gratitude to the European Union for extending a helping hand to the Society.

He further indicated that the Society is grateful to receive the goods on merit that they were doing a great job. Mr. Nkhetse said that the work of the Society is to help the government of Lesotho through humanitarian work.

The Secretary General of the Society Mr. Kopano Masilo, informed the Delegation that it is the responsibility of the Society to provide First Aid during national events such as the general elections and other events.