‘Ghana Nkosuo Nti’ gifts to Countryside Children’s Welfare Home

‘Ghana Nkosuo Nti’, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) last Sunday donated assorted items worth GHC 6,000 to the Countryside Children’s Welfare Home at Awutu Bawjiase in the Central Region.

The items included; bags of rice, boxes of biscuit, tissues, diapers, bags of sachet water, gallons of cooking oil, soaps, drinks, boxes of tomato paste, bag of frozen chicken and cereals.

The vice president of the organisation, Mr Francis Adofo, said the donation formed part of their social responsibility.

He said being a new organisation with the aim of helping the less privileged in society, the condition of the children triggered them to support and celebrate the Christmas festivity with them.

He urged the children to lead a good life and focus on their studies to become prominent persons in the society.

He entreated them to avoid bad companies that would influence them to engage in early sex.

“I want to implore you to take your books seriously, the purpose why you are here and avoid bad friends that will lead you to teenage pregnancy,” he added.

The general secretary of the group, Mr Osei Agyemang, urged the management of the Home to take good care of the children who were under their care, and ensure the items were used for its intended purpose.

The administrator of the Home, Mr Ernest Owusu, expressed gratitude to the organisation for the gesture.

He promised that the items would be prudently used for the intended purpose of enhancing the welfare of the children.

Mr Owusu explained that the Home provided parental care and training for needy children to prepare them to be able to face the challenges of life with confidence but expressed some challenges facing the home.

He called on individuals and organisations to come to their aid by supporting them acquire a bus for the home.

He also pleaded with the government to subsidise their electricity bills as the high cost of electricity was hampering their operations.

Ghana Nkosuo Nti is made up of Ghanaians abroad. It was established in April 2021 and currently has members in over 16 countries around the world.

It aimed at bringing on board all Ghanaians abroad on a single platform to discuss the development of the country and help the less privileged in society.

FROM VIVIAN ARTHUR, BAWJIASE

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