For people living in the Mantšonyane community in Lesotho, the St James Mission Hospital is their only source
of healthcare. And patients who need urgent surgery need to travel far to the hospital in the capital city. Having an anaesthetic machine at St James Mission Hospital will be a true lifesaver.
Can we make it happen?

The CEO of the hospital, John Mahooana, says a new anaesthetic machine will be a real Godsend, and a lifesaver.

Four years ago, HOPE Africa friends like you started saving the lives of babies in Lesotho, here in Southern Africa, by contributing to a second incubator for the St James Mission Hospital.

At the time, we thought that funding an incubator might be too big an ‘ask’, but you and other HOPE Africa friends proved us wrong . . . giving me the courage and faith to now ask you to contribute to something even bigger.

Since 1963 the St James Anglican Mission Hospital has been the only place where people living in the remote mountains of Mantšonyane in Lesotho have been able to get healthcare.

But now, original equipment is hopelessly antiquated, much of it even totally missing.

But here’s their most critical need – an anaesthetic machine.

You’ll know that a general anaesthetic holds life in suspension during surgery.

With no anaesthetic machine, critical patients have to be referred to a hospital in the capital city of Maseru, enduring a gruelling, long journey across steep and winding mountain passes.

We’re sure you can imagine the difference that an on-site anaesthetic machine would make. If you can imagine, and want to help, please make your donation by clicking here.

But the cost of one of these machines is alarming . . . close to R516 000/£30 000/
$37 5000/€35 100.

We’re not asking you for that amount – only for your most generous contribution made here towards the total which, if other HOPE Africa supporters will do the same, will add up to make this ‘huge ask’ a reality.

People may call us a naïve s, or an unrealistic believers, but they don’t know the power that’s in the hearts and hands of good people like you.

Please will you say ‘yes’ and make your donation online here – because every contribution will count towards buying the anaesthetic machine – and the lives that’ll be saved.

 



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