The PNG Stoma Society, led by ostomate Janet Yaki received a 12 seater vehicle from the Neville family yesterday, relieving the society off its transport needs.
This is not the first time, the family has come on board to assist the society; they donated a container fitted with shelves and air condition last year to help Janet meet her storage needs.
In a small but significant meet yesterday, the Neville family, led by Greg Neville donated the vehicle to the patron of the society and Minister for Works and Implementation, Francis Awesa.
The Nevilles are not new to PNG and particularly Southern Highlands Province, hence their assistance to the Stoma Society, led by a woman from Southern Highlands was welcome news to the society.
The family is also working on a plan to build a K1.5 million shelter near the Port Moresby General Hospital to help Janet work close to where the patients are.
Currently, Janet who is an ostomate herself operates from her house, using the family vehicle to supply other ostomates with things like colostomy bags.
She has even been almost attacked by criminals, but preservers in the work she does. The new vehicle she received yesterday is fitted with security features and will greatly assist do her work.
Patron of the Society, Francis Awesa welcomed this generous donation and commended Janet for the work she does to help those who aren’t able to access basic supplies.