The Samira Empowerment and Humanitarian project has donated a number of items to the Countryside Children’s Welfare Home . The items included assorted reading, bags of rice, boxes of biscuits, tissues, Veronica buckets, sanitizers, bags of sachet water, quantities of liquid soap, and gallons of cooking oil.
Hajia Samira Bawumia, wife of the Vice President, and Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Project who made the presentation at the Home said, “April 24 each year was earmarked as World Book Day”.The Project, in this regard deems it prudent to donate the learning materials and other items as its contribution towards the grooming and proper upbringing of the children at home.
She urged the management of the home to take good care of the children who were under their care, saying they were the future manpower of the country and that their welfare should always be paramount. Later she had a session with the children, where she read one of the books and discussed the content with them urging them to cultivate culture of reading to help them in their education.
Madam Emma Boafo, Chief Executive Officer of the Home, thanked her and the entire members of the project for the gesture. She said the home provided parental care and training for needy children to prepare them to be able to face the challenges of life with confidence. She promised that the items will be prudently used for the intended purpose of enhancing the welfare of the children.
Neenyi George Andah, Member of parliament for Awutu-Senya Constituency in an interview with the media after the ceremony, thanked for choosing the constituency for the donation and prayed the project would continue to support the district in it’s developmental programmes. He advised his constituents to be mindful of the COVID-19.
“Let’s strictly comply with the social distancing, frequently washing of hands under running water, wearing of face masks and other directives to help stop the spreading of the Pandemic, he aaded. Among other personalities accompanied her were the Deputy Central Regional Minister, Thomas Adjei Baffoe, Awutu Senya District Chief Executive, Mr Stephen Kwame Quaye, and members of the Project.