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NGO donates hospital equipment

Ajumako-Anyinasu (C/R), May 29, GNA – Mr Reginald Mensah, International Operation Director for “Restore  Africa Health and Sanitation,” a US-based Non-Governmental Organization  (NGO), on Friday, donated hospital equipment to the Ajumako-Anyinasu Clinic.

Additionally, the NGO donated clothing, children’s' library books and assorted shoes, to pupils and farmers in the area.

The items all valued at 72,000 dollars were received on behalf of the beneficiaries by Nana Asiam the third, chief of the town.

Mr. Mensah said the items were a donation from Buckner Family from Dallas and Josh Willis Family from Texas in the US to assist Ghanaians in the hinterland, to enhance their healthcare and education.

In an interview with the Ghana News Agency, Mr.  Mensah said the hospital equipment contained in 46 boxes, consisted of syringes, drips, theatre uniforms, gloves, and clutches for the local clinic.

He added that there were 22 boxes which also contained various sizes of shoes, ranging from children to adults for distribution to the school pupils and adults in the village, while 27 boxes of children’s library books were to be used to start a library for the kids in primary school.

Mr Mensah pledged to solicit funds for the construction of a befitting library for the village school by the close of the year.

Receiving the items, Nana Asiam thanked Mr. Mensah and the donors from America for the kind gesture.

The chief advised the kids to read the books that have been donated to the Ajumaku-Anyinasu Primary and Junior High Schools.  He asked for God’s blessings for the donors.

Among those present at the function were the Assemblyman, Mr. John Appiah, and some elders of the town.

GNA


Source: GNA Story (http://www.ghananewsagency.org/social/ngo-donates-hospital-equipment-90016)
Published: 2015-05-29 20:11:31
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