KABWE General Hospital yesterday recorded six Golden Jubilee babies that received a K5,000 Airtel Zambia hamper.
The first child was born after midnight, while the sixth one came after 08:00 hours and health personal said the children were in good health.
Central Province Airtel business manager Stokely Matwi said the communication company was happy to be part of celebration of life and that the donation was part of its responsibility to give back to the community.
Of the six babies, two are girls and four are boys, who include a set of twins.
Apart from the Shoprite hampers worth K1,000 each, the mobile phone network providers also donated other items to the mothers.
In Kitwe, Airtel also donated Shoprite vouchers to three babies born on Jubilee day at Kitwe Central Hospital (KCH).
The babies, who included a set of twins, all girls, were born after 06:00 hours and their mothers were presented with the shopping vouchers worth K1,000 each
Airtel zonal business manager Robinson Sinkonde said the company decided to donate to independence the babies to celebrate the joy of life.
Mr Sinkonde said babies were a gift from God and as such it was important that Airtel joined the families in celebrating it.
“As Airtel, we are very happy to donate to the mothers who have given birth today, as we celebrate our 50 years of independence, we thank God for the Jubilee babies,” he said.
KCH nursing sister Julian Mutono also commended Airtel for the donations.
Ms Mutono said the hospital was expecting three more mothers to deliver before midnight.
Times of Zambia