Minimun Requirements to be a donor
Between the age of 16 – 60 years old
Weigh more than 50kgs
Be in good health
Lead a safe, low risk life
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Pledge 25 Club is a special club for young and healthy citizens who pledge to regularly donate safe units of blood at least 25 times in their lives. The primary aim being to allow for smooth transition from school donors in to safe adult donors thereby effortlessly creating a future pool of informed adult blood donors.
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My name is Christine Shaamano, I started donating blood when I was a school girl, way back when I used to stay in Zambia. At first I donated blood for fun so that I could be given a tin of tinned fish which was something special to a school girl in a boarding school.
My story to be a blood donor began way back after I had witnessed a road traffic accident near Mushandikwe Secondary School which is a high school where I did my secondary education.
Blood is the most precious gift that anyone can give to another person, the gift of life. Have you ever imagined women with complications of pregnancy, such as ectopic pregnancies and hemorrhage before, during or after childbirth
The old saying, “You can be near the church, but very far away from God” seems very fit for my life as a blood donor. I got exposed to NBSZ logos and literature at a very young age through my uncle, Peter Mukadzambo (Bless his soul) who was a Blood Donor Recruiter at NBSZ then NBTS.