COVID-19: Vida Victoria Foundation Supports Central Destitut …
Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Vida Victoria Foundation (VVF) has presented assorted items to the inmates of Central Destitute Infirmary at Bekwai-Amoafo in the Bekwai Municipality of the Ashanti Region.
The facility, established in the year 1957, is being run on government’s subvention.
These included sacks of charcoal, dozens of mackerel, tomatoes, beans, gari, fish, salt, frozen chicken, cartons of milk, sachets of water among others.
Presenting the items to the Central Destitute Infirmary at Amoafo near Bekwai, the President of Vida Victoria Foundation (VVF), Eunice Attakora – Manu said: “I raised funds from friends on Pure FM’s Women Affairs show and my Facebook wall after I received several calls from the Infirmary”.
“I spoke to the Member of Parliament for Bekwai Hon Joseph Osei Owusu and he donated some bags of rice to the Infirmary. Today I came here to present these items to the management of the infirmary to feed the inmates”, she explained.
“I will like to thank each and everyone who helped me to donate these items to the Infirmary, May God bless them for their support”.
Miss Attakora – Manu, however appealed to the public, stakeholders and NGOs to always remember the Central Destitute Infirmary at Amoafo near Bekwai.
Miss Attakora – Manu a Journalist with Kumasi based Pure FM has been involved in mobilizing support for the needy through fundraising since the lockdown directive was imposed in some parts of the country.
The Bekwai Central Destitute Infirmary currently has 25 inmates but over 110 people have benefited so far from the Vida Victoria Foundation which supports the needy since the lockdown.
Senior Childcare Officer at the Bekwai Central Destitute Infirmary, Nana Akua Adutwumaa expressed gratitude to Miss Attakora – Manu for coming to their aid and like Oliver Twist, she asked for more.