Effutu Gyahadze (C/R), May 16, GNA - The
Winneba Branch of the Prisons Wives Association has donated assorted items
worth over Gh¢10,000.00 to the Methodist Raffiki Home at Effutu Gyahadze in the
The items include bags of rice, sugar, assorted soft drinks and toiletries.
Making the presentation at the premises to coincide with the celebration of Mother’s day, Mrs. Mary Bopam, President of the Association, said as mothers they found it necessary to support the management of the home.
She said children are the future assets of the society and their welfare should be the responsibility of all and sundry to ensure that they are properly groomed to become patriotic citizens.
Receiving the items, Mrs. Mary Asante, Child Relations Officer of the Home, thanked the association for the gesture and assured them that the items would be used for the intended purpose.
She said the home is situated on a 20-acre land which was donated by Chief and Elders of Gyahadze to the Methodist Church-Ghana in 2007.
The home has a school from the kindergarten to the junior high school level.
Leticia Owereduah, a-14-year-old girl on behalf of other children, expressed appreciation to the group for the gesture and prayed for the Lord to shower His grace on them to continue to support vulnerable children in the society.
Assistant Superintendent of Prisons (ASP) Ms. Rita Pamela Denteh, Patron of the Association, advised the children to be humble, respectful, and to concentrate on their education to be well informed in the society.
Very Rev. Isaac Nana Abeka, Director of the Home, expressed his profound gratitude to the group, adding that their doors were opened to receive such assistance.