NGO ‘Volta My Pride’ donates to Volta Home Orphanage
A Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Volta My Pride (VMP) has donated to the Volta Home Orphanage at Ve-Deme Hohoe in the Volta Region.
The donation worth over GHC 9,000 Ghana Cedis was from the membership of the NGO which has its membership mainly Voltarians living in all parts of the country.
Items donated to the Volta Home Orphanage include bags of rice, cooking oil, eggs, soap, toiletries, student-mattress among others.
Volta My Pride is also an association which helps the needy and less privileged. The group also champions the education and training of young people to improve livelihoods.
One of the founder’s, Reuben Mawuli Fugar, commended the entire members for their “selfless dedication and hard work in making the donation to the Volta Home Orphanage a success”.
He said the Association is planning bigger support in 2021 adding that the doors of the association is open to the general public for contribution and could assist a needy individual with genuine concern.
“So we would call on donor agencies and organizations, both in Ghana and outside to come and help the association, either in cash or kind in our future donations and endeavours for the less privilege in any part of the country,” Mawuli Fugar added.
The Spokesperson for the Planning Committee, Joseph Tsidi said, they had challenges which were addressed in time for a smooth trip to Hohoe to put smiles on the faces of the children.
The Director the Volta Home Orphanage, Annabi Emmanuel applauded the group for the kind gesture and called on other donor organisations to emulate what VMP did.
He said the orphanage is one of the oldest in the Volta Region that houses from 8 months to 23-year-old orphans adding that they depend mainly on farming for the operations and upkeep of the facility.