Executives of THE TWELFTH JUNE FOUNDATION; a Ghana based charitable Non-governmental organization (NGO) have distributed assorted dry food items, warm meal and sanitary products to hundred street connected children within Ashanti region.
Items such as rice,sugar,gari,100 face masks, 25 hand sanitizers, 150 soaps plus 50 packs of cooked meal were given out to vulnerable children aged from 1 to 17 years who live in areas including Bombay, Asawase Zongo and Dagomba line, all within the Asokore Mampong Municipality.
Total price value of the dispensed items stood at GHs 2,435.00.
The benevolent act in question was a fulfillment of the vision of the organization; providing interventions and needs for destitute children irrespective of their ethnicity and national boundaries.
It happened coincidentally on the day the Founder and President Mr. Anthony Nyame was born, the day The Twelfth JUNE Foundation was formed and the day set aside for the celebration of World Child labour day
Speaking to www.leakynews.net exclusively, the President informed that 12th June of every year was extraordinarily set aside by the leadership to forefront street connected children’s related project.
The foundation as he underlined was created as an extension of himself and his passion for helping street children. As he celebrates his birthday annually, he explained that all monies raised during the course of celebration will go towards Kumasi street connected children as in providing food and essential items for them.
Mr. Anthony Nyame averred that funds for the project are mainly from friends, family, social and funding corporate bodies like Dunawi and Airfunding respectively.
- VISION OF NGO
THE TWELFTH JUNE FOUNDATION is a charitable non-profit making organization dedicated to providing interventions and needs for destitute children irrespective of their ethnicity and national boundaries.
Areas of interest are; Education, Hunger Alleviation, Human Rights, Drug Prevention, Child Survival, Educational Environment-construction of sanitation, water supply, boarding etc.
Country of focus at the moment is Ghana. Their target is to reach out to vulnerable children aged from 1 to 17 years.
By Enock Akonnor, Editor-in-Chief