More than 1,000 under-privileged residents in the Nkoranza Municipality of the Brong-Ahafo Region have benefitted from a health package provided by Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Jerryson FM and Jasta Motors, Mr. Charles Asum.
The beneficiaries, drawn from various deprived communities within the municipality, had their premiums paid in order to be registered under the Nkoranza Mutual Health Insurance Scheme.
According to him, he was concerned about the health needs of the people in the area, especially single mothers, orphans, widows and those who were deemed to be living below the daily minimum wage. He therefore had to support them with an estimated amount of GH¢10,000.
Mr. Charles Asum indicated that his philanthropic gesture was going to continue so as to ameliorate the suffering of the less- privilege in society. He maintained that it was through generous giving that one could receive blessings from one’s Creator.
Mr. Asum promised to donate to the Brong-Ahafo Regional office of the Ghana National Fire Service as well as some selected decentralized departments in the region in order to resource them to carry out their mandated duties effectively.
Mr. Adu Poku, Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Nkoranza Municipal Mutual Health Insurance Scheme, who led a team of officials to conduct the registration exercise for the beneficiaries, commended Mr. Asum for the gesture.
He noted that that would go a long way to improve provide the health needs of the beneficiaries.
The PRO appealed to individuals and benevolent corporate organizations to emulate Mr. Asum’s example, indicating that good health is a very important ingredient in determining the wealth of a country.
Some of the beneficiaries, mostly women, expressed joy for having their names captured onto the Health Insurance Register. They observed that they were free from the challenges of accessing healthcare in various health facilities in the country.
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