An Example to African Athletes
“We need this hospital because we want to be able to get help for people in Abidjan,” he says. “To fly to another country is very difficult for kids when they are sick. There are good doctors here and people who want to work but they need help. The hospital is my big ambition but it was put back by the war.
“We had to wait for the situation to be better and also for people to be ready to go to work. So we are going to start now. It will cost over £3 million, but you need funds to run it as well. The Government is going to help us. The first few years are the most important ones.
“People from the region will be responsible for maintaining it and keeping it clean and nice. The problem is not the building of the hospital, the problem is taking care of it, that’s the really difficult bit.
“I’m blessed, I’m lucky because my voice can be heard a little bit more than other voices,” he says. “I can ring the President if I need something but I prefer not to do that, I prefer to fight and do things by myself. When I really can’t then I will ask for support.”
Ugh, bless this man. <3