Father Campbell calls for help to get prostitutes off the streets

General News of Monday, 5 January 2015

Source: Starrfmonline.com

Rev Father Andrew Campbell

For more than four decades he has been at the forefront of healthcare of children and lepers in the country.

But Parish Priest and Humanitarian, Father Andrew Campbell has more to deliver to society. He has begun a new project to reach out to the poor and marginalized in society.

Father Campbell has already been engaging some prostitutes with the aim of getting them off the streets, Accra.

Speaking on Morning Starr Monday morning, Father Campbell said he plans establishing a makeshift house to accommodate the homeless sex workers in the capital city.

“I work with the prostitutes; this has been a joy helping the prostitutes, you know people criticise me that why do I go to this vicinity but they are coming to church and Catholicism classes and they are changing.

“I was around Circle and they [prostitutes] asked for prayers, they went on their knees and asked for confessions there and then.

“So we want to place a half-way house in Accra, prostitutes, street children and all sorts…so I need a house in Accra, I don’t have the money but I have the vision and I have faith. I need a house or a small plot of land that we can build a half-way house…All the big cities in the world have half-way houses and we can have one,” Father Campbell told host Kafui Dey.