TANKER Awards 2014
TANKER (TamilNad Kidney Research) Foundation, a non-profit charitable trust based in the state of Tamil Nadu offers kidney dialysis at subsidised cost for the poor and needy patients in India. They began this noble cause in the year 1993 and now have 32 such dialysis stations. We are proud that La Renon has been a part of this noble cause since last 6 years. We not only offer the TANKER foundation free-of-cost medicines every month for the needy patients but also fund the TANKER Award held every year to honor personalities who have shown outstanding and remarkable act in the field of medicine. This year, the 21st TANKER Award was given to a brave Somali human rights activist and physician Dr. Hawa Abdi Diblawe. She was awarded for her courage and compassion for not surrendering to Militant threats after her hospital was sestroyed 4 times near the city of Mogadishu, the capital city of Somaliya. She was awarded with the â€œFor the sake of Honorâ€™ Award for her bravey by our Chairman Sir Mr. Pankaj Singh himself. It was received on her behalf by her daughter Deqo Aden Mohamed. This Award event was well covered by media.