Mrs Matilda Amissah-Arthur
Mrs Matilda Amissah-Arthur

Mrs. Matilda Amissah- Arthur, the Second Lady, has appealed to stakeholders in nurturing and grooming of children to fulfil their social responsibilities.

Mrs Matilda Amissah-Arthur
Mrs Matilda Amissah-Arthur

Mrs. Amissah-Arthur said this at Methodist Rafiki Village at Effutu Gyahadze when she was accompanied by Nii Ephraim Effutu, the Municipal Chief Executive, to donate items to the Villages.

The items are nine bags of rice, seven bags of sugar, five boxes of cooking oil, plastic cups, washing and eating bowls, boxes of biscuits, boxes of fruit juice and five boxes of milk.

She said she heard about the Village when there was fire outbreak there some few months ago and as a mother she thought it fit to support the children with her widow?s mite.

Rt. Rev. Dr. Kwesi Buabeng Odoom, Bishop of Winneba Diocese of the Methodist Church, received the items and thanked the Second Lady for the donation.

Giving a brief history of the village, Rt. Rev. Odoom said it was through the initiative of the immediate past Presiding Bishop of the Church, Most Rev. Dr. Robert Aboagye-Mensah.

He said the immediate past Member of Parliament for Effutu, Mr. Mike Hammah, has been supportive of the Village and it was through his instrumentality that it was connected to the National Electrification Grid

Very Rev. Ekow Sey, the Director of the Village, said it was established in collaboration with a US based non-governmental organization called Rafiki.

He said the Village has a school from kindergarten to primary six and has 80 pupils and has started molding blocks to build a junior high school.


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