On this Saturday the Hospice, run by Fountain of Life, was officially opened by representatives from the Kyrgyz government and other organizations. The first deputy minister of the ministry of Health and social development, Aliza Soltonbekova, handed over an official expression of recognition to Margaret Gordon, the present director of Fountain of Life. Later on she was asked to cut the ribbon with the other representatives.

And what is an official opening without good Plov! During this very good lunch, there was the opportunity to get to know each other better and Gerlinde and Riek, the Dutch nurses were able to answer questions.

One of the speakers was Dinara Alyaeva, the president of the children’s Hospice in Bishkek. A privilege to meet with her and hear her story about the children’s Hospice.

Later on, a famous Kyrgyz Instagram vlogger, Assol Moldokmatova, came for a tour through the Hospice. She also handed over to Margaret beautiful flowers and a medal to acknowledge her work. 

We are looking back on a beautiful opening of the Hospice, well organized by Azamat and Uulkan and the whole team!

The news channel ALA Too 24 made a news report on YouTube of the opening, please click here