GFA, Black Stars and Rotary Club donates to Kasoa-based Royal Seed Orphanage
The Rotary Club of Accra-Osu Oxford Street in collaboration with the Professional Footballer Association of Ghana and former and current Black Stars players have donated some assorted items to support the unfortunate children of the Kasoa based Royal Seed Orphanage to help them meet their daily needs.
The items were handed over to the Orphanage in Accra on Saturday April 14, 2018.
They include food, non-alcoholic drinks, a cheque of GH¢11,000.00 cedis and other essential items.
The donors took turn to fraternise with the children and their managers of the orphanage before leaving to their various destinations.
According to the President of The Rotary Club of Accra, Osu Oxford Street, Mr. Osei Agyemang-Badu, the presentation “is not a day wonder show” but noted the club also have other plans to support the orphanage to build more facilities which will accommodate more children.
He also added the donation formed part of a year project which was made possible through the kind support of Mr. Kwesi Nyantakyi, the President of GFA, the Professional Footballers Association of Ghana and the current Black Stars players who together with the Rotary club of Accra-Osu Oxford Street held a football gala to raise funds to support it.
The football gala which came on theme: “Goals for Orphans” took place at the University of Ghana Sports Stadium in Accra on December 30, 2017.
In an interview, the Assistant Head of the Royal Seed Orphanage, Mr. Arku Sylvester Cudjoe expressed his heartfelt gratitude to the club for their support.
“I thank the Rotary Club and its partners for this donation, I’m surprised for today’s items they donated and we say thank you for the support and attention ” he said.
He further stated that, the orphanage is facing many challenges in terms of getting access to basic amenities.
“we are facing so many challenges, our water, road and we even rent the car that will take the children to school.”
He therefore appealed to government, corporate Institutions, NGOs and all well-meaning Ghanaians to come to the aid of the orphanage.
By Angela Amuzu|Ghananewsone.com