As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), the UENR Chapter of Ghana Association of University Administrators (GAUA) has donated food items and toiletries to the Alafya Foundation and Compassion is Love in Action children’s homes in Sunyani. The items donated were four (4) cartons of tin tomatoes, twenty (20) cartons of assorted drinks, two (2) sacks of washing powder, four (4) gallons of cooking oil, four (4) big packs of T-roll, twenty (20) bags of rice, six (6) boxes of biscuits, two (2) boxes of tin fish and two (2) boxes of cake soap.
Presenting the items to a representative at the Alafya Foundation, Miss Mavis Gyan who stood in for the founder, the Chairman of GAUA-UENR, Mr. George Anane explained that the donation formed part of the Association’s end of year charity project to put smiles on the faces of the children. He added that though the year has not been at its best due to the COVID-19 pandemic it was still necessary to ensure that the children feel at home and end the year well.
Miss Mavis Gyan received the items and expressed gratitude to the Association and prayed for God’s blessings for the members of the Association. Miss Gyan also appealed to them for more of such generosity towards the children.
The University Chaplain, Rev. Dr. Ishmael Arthur prayed for the children and advised them to be of good behaviour and take their studies serious to become ambassadors of change in society. He further called on the management of the foundation to equally take good care of the children and they shall be blessed by God.
The donation team further visited Compassion is Love in Action children’s home at Yawhima a suburb of Sunyani, where the rest of the items were donated to the children and the team shared some fun time with them before departing.
The founder of the Home, Rev. Mrs. Charlotte Kwarteng receiving the items thanked the Association for their kind gesture and asked God’s blessing and protection for the Association. She assured that the items would be used for its mandated purpose.