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Vice President Bawumia donates to Echoing Hills Children’s Home on Good Friday

March 30, 2024
Vice President donates to Echoing Hills Children's Home on Good Friday

On Good Friday, Vice President Dr. , also the New Patriotic Party () Flagbearer, demonstrated a spirit of generosity by presenting assorted food items and making a donation of GH₵50,000 to the Echoing Hills Children's Home in Madina. This gesture was his way of offering support to the residents of the home.

The items donated included bags of rice, tin tomatoes, cooking oil, packs of bottled water, and soft drinks. Dr. Bawumia emphasized the significance of Easter, highlighting its essence of sacrifice and caring for one another, drawing parallels to the ultimate sacrifice made by Jesus Christ for humanity.

Acknowledging the importance of reflecting on the needs of the less fortunate during Easter, Dr. Bawumia underscored the obligation of society to address the needs of orphans, the needy, and individuals with special needs. He commended the sacrifices and dedication of the management of Echoing Hills Children's Home over the years.

Furthermore, Dr. Bawumia pledged the government's commitment to alleviate the challenges faced by the orphanage, particularly addressing the issue of rent. He announced the government's intention to cover the orphanage's annual rent for the next decade, recognizing the importance of providing stability and support to such facilities.

Madam Felicia Opoku Mensah, the Board Chairperson of Echoing Hills Children's Home, expressed gratitude for the Vice President's donation and highlighted the various challenges confronting the centre. She appealed for continued support from the government and other philanthropic organizations to address these challenges effectively.

Currently, the Echoing Hills Children's Home houses 35 inmates, including street children, missing children, and those who have experienced abuse. The donation and support from Dr. Bawumia and the government aim to improve the well-being and quality of life for these vulnerable individuals.

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