By Stephen Asante, GNA
14, GNA - The Female Unit of the Kumasi Central Prisons has received a variety
of items meant to enhance the upkeep and welfare of the inmates.
plastic buckets, plates and cups, sanitary towels, bedsheets, soap and
detergents, disposal underwears, tooth paste and tooth picks, soft drinks and
International Women's Fellowship (VIWOF), the women's wing of the Victory Bible
Church International, donated the items in line with its humanitarian services.
The Reverend Dr
Mrs Rita Debrah, the Ashanti Regional Director of the Fellowship, in an
interview with the Ghana News Agency, said the gesture was one of the
activities to mark their week celebration.
She said as a
women-based organisation, the Fellowship saw the need to contribute towards the
upkeep of the inmates, urging Christians to strive to pay regular visits to
They should use
the Gospel to resonate in them a sense of hope in spite of their unfortunate
situation, she said.
Ruth Addison, the Media Coordinator of the Fellowship, said the week's
activities include health walk, teaching and thanksgiving service, grooming
session and the 'Godly Woman's Challenge'.
Director of Prisons (ADP) Christiana Asiedu, Officer-in-Charge of the Kumasi
Female Prisons, thanked the group for being supportive of the facility.