By Enock Akonnor, email@example.com
Executives of AFriHep; a Ghana based non-governmental organisation has donated food items to support the upkeep of vulnerable children at the Kumasi Children’s Home (KCH).
They were presented on Monday 9th January 2022.
Among the items were 5 packs of canned milk, 10 packs of milo, 5 boxes of frozen chicken, gallons of detergents, etc.
Ghs 7,000 was named by the executives as the total price value of the items.
Operations Manager for AFriHep Kofi Nunu Nyarko presented them to Madam Cicilia Oppong (Social Worker for the Kumasi Children’s home).
Briefing the media, Kofi Nunu stated that the gesture forms part of the objectives of the formation of the organisation; making people live a better, healthier and happier lives through humanitarian services, empowerment programs and the use of technology.
He described the move as their maiden donation, indicating that AFriHep is poised at reaching out to the vulnerable in other parts of the country and beyond.
After receiving the items, Madam Cecilia Oppong thanked them for the support.
Manageress for the home Madam Penamang Amponsah also thanked the organisation (AFriHep), individuals and institutions who extended similar support to the home last year 2022.
The Kumasi Children’s Home (KCH) is an orphanage run by the state.
It was established in 1965 by Social Welfare.
It cares for children who have lost one or both their parents or children who’s family are unable to support them as well as those who have been abandoned .
They provide education and living facilities on site.
The orphanage houses 112 children from 1 day old to 25 years.