Red Cross Donates To Some Communities In Central Region

The Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS) in partnership with the World Education Incorporated (WEI) has donated to some communities in the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abbremin in the Central Region.

The donation, meant to support the communities in the fight against the spread of COVID-19 included 40 ‘Veronica Buckets’ and stands, 220 rechargeable radio sets, hand sanitizers, and a quantity facemasks amounting to the sum of GHC 7,500.00.

It also through the “Leave No Girl Behind “ project which seeks to improve learning opportunities for marginalized adolescent girls provided vocational training on soap making for over 100 girls so that they could produce and support regular hand washing campaigns in their respective communities.

The beneficiary communities included Amisano, Ntranoa, Abrobiano and Aburansa all in the KEEA municipality.
Mr John Ekow Aidoo, the Regional Manager of GRCS, said their key objective was to implement communication strategies for reaching high risk and vulnerable populace in the municipality.

Outlining the essence of the items donated, he said the radio sets would help dispel misconceptions surrounding COVID-19, discourage stigmatization and discrimination, ‘Veronica Bucket’ would also help improve regular hand washing, whiles face masks and hand sanitizers would help in the fight against the virus.

The Regional Manager said his outfit was also partnering with the Municipal Health Directorate for media engagement and social mobilization to strengthen the systems and structures that support effective and well-coordinated communication to communities.

Receiving the items, Nana Kwamina Anobil II, the chief of Aburansa, expressed gratitude to the GRCS for the decision and expressed the hope that other institutions would emulate such generous acts.


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