The WaWa Project as part of its efforts to empower children with disabilities in Ghana through education has donated food stuffs, personal protection equipment and cash to disabled students at Kobina Ansa M/A Basic School in the Mfantseman municipality.
The donation was intended to help the individuals with disabilities in the school to stay home, safe and healthy to curtail the spread of the novel Coronavirus.
Presenting the items to the students, the assistant headteacher of the school, Frank Mensah, expressed his gratitude to the WaWa project for their continuous support of the students and also advised the students to remain focused on their studies.
The mission of the WaWa project is to equip students with the tools and skills they need to be fully integrated into their community and the ultimate goal is to alter perceived notion that individuals with disabilities lead less-fulfilled lives or are less capable of contributing to society.
Apart from the donation, the WaWa project buy school uniforms, pay for medical bills, provide breakfast and lunch, provide after school program, pay exam fees and provide weekly stipend for the disabled students at Kobina Ansa M/A Basic School.
The items donated include rice, oil, biscuits, soft drinks, chocolim, tomato puree, toilet roll, soap, nose mask, sanitizer, liquid soap.
Miss Oby Ukadike, Director of Programs and Development for the WaWa project in her virtual message from her base in the USA said;
“Thank you! God bless you Frank and Kweku and keep you safe. Thank you for all the updates. Prayerfully, this pandemic will ease soon”.
Source: Amansan Krakye