The Rotaract club of central university yesterday reached out to the“ heart of the Father” orphanage located at old Ningo in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana.
Items donated included bags of rice ,tin tomatoes, drinks, biscuits, gallons of oil, washing soaps and powder,packs of milo and some stationery.
Presenting the items to the orphanage, President of the rotaract club of Central University, Wenyonu Patrick Kakraba and Vice President Sharon Boye said, that was a way of giving back to society and instill the spirit of giving to the young ones so that when they grow up they see the need to also give back to the society.
Mrs Vesna Quartson and Mr. George Owusu,upon receiving the items on behalf of the orphanage thanked the rotaract club of central university and their sponsoring club ,Rotary club of Accra Airport. She also noted, the items will be put into good use, for the benefit of the children.
“Heart of the father” orphanage has been in existence for over twenty years now , it has over fifteen orphans currently who are between the ages of two to eighteen years . It started as an orphanage home and has recently started a school which is about a year old. The school can currently accommodate from the nursery level to primary one. The school has two teachers for the nursery level and one for the primary one level.
Speaking in an interview with Miss Vesna, she said some of the orphans are currently in the senior high schools whiles some are in some top private universities in Ghana. She added that , they needed a larger kitchen, a larger dining area for the children and more classroom blocks to enhance higher and effective learning.
President of the Rotary club of Accra Airport, Mrs Afua Ababio, said,they were going to keep a close relationship with the orphanage. “We will be visiting you on regularly basis to see how you are faring and also offer a helping hand to the best of our ability” she added .
There were furthur interactions between the children and the club after touring the orphanage. The children prayed for the club and thanked them for reaching out to them.
Rotaract club brings together people ages eighteen to thirty years to exchange ideas with leaders of communities, develop leadership and professional skills and have fun through serving.
To anyone hoping to donate to any orphanage, you might want to consider ‘Heart of the father’ orphanage.