Stories by Sebastian R. Freiku
The World Vision International (WVI) Ghana and Sekyere East ADP have made a joint presentation of a quantity of assorted items estimated to cost GH¢57,889 to three organisations at the premises of the WVI Ghana at Effiduase.
The three beneficiary organisations are the District Directorates of the Ghana Education Service, Ghana Health Service and Ghana National Fire Service.
The Ghana Education Service received 480 textbooks made up of Mathematics, English, Asante Twi, Integrated Science and Citizenship Education books.
Others were nine sets of 4 pieces of play equipment, which also included merry-go-round, swing, see-saw and slide. The rest were 29 different titles of 50 pieces each of reading books, and 25 pieces of hand washing facilities for the schools.
The items received by Ghana Health Service were 54 boxes of Oral Rehydration Salts (ORS), 108 boxes of Zinc, four pieces each of ward screens and trolleys, five sets of Veronica buckets and one television set, while 150 pieces of wellington boots and 150 cutlasses were items presented to the Ghana National Fire Service to be given to trained fire volunteers.
Mr. John Kwaw Yankson, the Atebubu Operations Based Team Leader of WVI Ghana, who made the presentation, noted that it had always been the desire of WV Ghana to promote education and quality health delivery in its areas of operations.
The Sekyere East ADP Manager of WV Ghana, Mrs. Ernestina Armah, said, ‘WV Ghana aspires to see a Ghana in which children; especially the most vulnerable enjoy true wellbeing.’
Mrs. Armah mentioned some of these intervention areas as education, health, nutrition and livelihood, water and sanitation, emergency relief response and HIV/AIDS education.
She also expressed the hope that the items being presented to the organisations would be used in a manner that would bring improvement into the lives of the beneficiaries.
The District Chief Executive, Solomon Adjei Mensah, on behalf of the assembly and the beneficiary organisations, expressed appreciation to WV Ghana for the support.
He said ever since WV Ghana started operations in the district, it had contributed immensely to the socio-economic development of the area.
Present at the ceremony were the District Health Director, Mrs. Josephine Ahorsu, and Madam Dora Fosu, who represented the District Director of Education.
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