The Senior Staff Union of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA), Tema Port has donated assorted items to Shekinah Home, an orphanage in Dawa in the Ningo-Prampram District.
It included; bags of rice, maize and gari, as well as toiletries, detergents, and sanitizers.
Mr Benjamin Narh, Secretary of the GPHA Senior Staff Union in Tema Port, said the donation formed part of their commitment to alleviate poverty and relieve the distress of the homeless and vulnerable.
“This donation is in line with the Millennium Development Goals 1, 2, and 3 which talk about alleviating poverty, zero hunger, and good health and wellbeing respectively,” he stated.
Mr Henry Kuivi, Chairman of the GPHA Senior Staff Union in Tema, said they were inspired to make the presentation as a means of helping create decent livelihoods for the underprivileged in Ghana.
He said it was their intention to bless the children to help the owner to achieve her aim of caring for such children.
Madam Ellen Annan, Chief Executive Officer of Shekinah Home, expressed gratitude to the Union for the items which would help reduce the burden of managing the home.
Madam Annan gave the assurance that the items would be used for their intended purpose saying it was her dream for the children to grow to their full potential.