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General News Wed, 23 Jan 2019

First Lady donates to three child-focused institutions

MP for Abuakwa South receiving the items from Rebecca Akufo-Addo on behalf of the institution

The First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo has today donated food items and other household essentials to three child-care institutions across the country.

The beneficiary institutions are the Mother care Orphanage, the Asiakwa SOS Village and the Kyebi School for the deaf, located in the Gomoa Central of the Central and East Akim Districts of Eastern Regions Respectively.

The food items included 30 Bags of Rice, Maxi Cartons of Canned Tomatoes, 2 Big Sized Gallons of Oil, 30 Cartons of Soya Milk Drinks, 50 Kilos of Cow Meat and 5 giant boxes of Shoes.

Presenting the items, the First Lady indicated that the donation is to support efforts already made to put them in readiness to begin the fresh academic term.

The gesture also enforces the continuation of similar philanthropic activities that she is known to have undertaken over the years.

Receiving the items on behalf of the Mother care Orphanage in Swedru, Hon. Naana Eyiah Member of Parliament for Gomoa Central said the unexpected gesture is testament to the enviable reputation of the First Lady as the Queen of Hearts and the Mother figure that the country so desires.

Whilst referring to countless number of similar donations undertaken by the First Lady and her Rebecca Foundation, she was confident that it will to a greater extent help in the nutritional and general wellbeing of the beneficiaries.

On his part, Member of Parliament for Abuakwa South, Hon, Atta Akyea pledged on behalf of the management, staff and beneficiaries of the Asiakwa SOS Village and the Kyebi School for the Blind that the items will be employed to the greater benefit to which it is intended.

Source: Richard Darko
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