A non-governmental Christian based organization, Tree of Grace Foundation has taken another giant step by embarking on a massive soul winning exercise in Greater Accra Region.
As part of the event, NGO also seized the opportunity to donate some valuable items worth GH 2000 to the people of Oduman Asuaba, Kofi Donkor and its environs near Adeaso in the Greater Accra Region.The items donated include: Food stuff, clothes and education materials.
In an exclusive interview with the Founder of the Tree of Grace Foundation, Mr. Lawrence Ashie Alanteey, he noted that the donation and soul winning forms part of the foundations mission of transforming lives and storing hope to the needy in the society.
And also, to improve upon the quality of Education through the gospel and the general wellbeing of the people in the rural communities.
“Evangelism as we normally say is the heart beat of God happens to be a responsibility and a mandate for every Christian to champion irrespective of the difficulties emerged around us.
Irrespective of the location of the person, we must go in and bring them to Christ, “he added.
The foundation has being doing this for the past years with a positive respond. We are much impressed and gingered to continue as and when time permit us,” he explained.
However, he expressed worry over the alarming rate of teenage pregnancy in the community. Stressing that, the foundation will soon roll out activities such as sexual education to help cramp down on the menace.
“I am a one man contractor but have still being able to transform lives over the past years. I suggest for my peers to joins hand together and champion this laudable cause,” he stated.
He therefore called on stakeholders, and other faith-based organizations to come on board to help transform lives through soul winning and also eradicate poverty which happens to be the trigger factors causing teenage pregnancy in the rural areas.
On his part Acting Chief of the Community Alex Djan Lamtey, commended the foundation for their enormous support and considering the community as the lucky one.
However he also seized the opportunity to appeal to the government to provide them electricity.
“Because as at now, some part of the community including the schools do not have electricity, as well as ICT facilities to enhance their education,” he entreated.
Story by Anita Frimpong