Ghana Most Beautiful 1st Runner-Up Calls For Reward For Caregivers


The 1st Runner- Up, Ghana’s Most Beautiful 2012, Ama Ampomah Mensah, has stressed the need for rewarding care givers and teachers who serves in Special Schools and training institutions.
IMG_20150425_203425This she said, would encourage them to continue serving the less privileged in the society.
She noted that these Care givers have contributed immensely to the development of children and young people living with autism in terms of education and health wise.
Autism is a developmental disability that effects a child’s brain function, resulting in difficulty in social interaction, communication and imagination.
Ama Ampomah Mensah, made this known to SpyGhana in an interview after Ghana Special Schools Excellence Awards was held in Accra, under the theme: “Reaching Out To The Care Giver”.
Adding that, it is in this direction she came out with the Autism and Intellectual Disability Project( AID PROJECT) which is an integrated initiative established to provide research, create awareness, raise funds and to advocate for the inclusion of people living with Autism and Intellectual Disability into mainstream society.
“The AID project, has taken the initiative to institute an Excellence Awards for Special Schools and Institutions that operate within this space in collaboration with Hope of the Needy Ghana an NGO that exist to empower the orphaned and the vulnerable children.

According to,1 ST Runner – Up, Ghana’s Most Beautiful, Season VI , the goal of the Awards is to reward care givers who serve in Special Schools and training institutions for their unflinching dedications towards the development of the intellectual challenged persons.
The Deputy Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection Hon. Dela Sowah, who graced the occasion also seized the opportunity to advise all and sundry not to neglect children living with autism, but rather show them love and appreciate them for who they are. According to her, children living with autism have bright prospects, great talents, and can soar high if they are
given the needed support by individuals, government, and the general public. In all, awards and certificates were presented to most teahers and care givers who distinguished themselves in various schools.

By Isaac Kofi Dzokpo/

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