The Livingstone Foundation has donated items worth thousands of Ghana cedis to the Orthopaedic Training Centre and medical facilities in Accra.
This gesture is part of the not-for-profit organisation’s charity events that seek to extend its benevolence to individuals and other institutions handicapped in Ghana.
The items included personal protective equipment (PPE) which include hand sanitisers, nose masks, liquid soap, tissue paper, leather mattresses, bags of rice, carts of drinks, packs and bags of drinking water, gari etc.
The Head of the Livingstone Foundation, Mrs Sarah D. Ahenkora, led her team to hand over the items to the Orthopaedic Training Centre.
“The food items and protective gear are expected to assist the staff and patients of these facilities in these hard times,” Mrs Ahenkora told the media after the presentation on Sunday, 1 August 2021.
“Our foundation wants to pay attention to mental health in the country and also urged corporate Ghana to support them,” she added.
Receiving the items on behalf of the health institution, the public relations officer of the Orthopaedic Training Centre (OTC), Mr Eli Asante, expressed his immense appreciation to Ghanaian dancehall artiste, his wife Dr Louisa and the entire Livingstone Foundation for their timely intervention.
“The OTC will like to express its profound gratitude to the Livingstone Foundation of Stonebwoy for the wonderful medical supplies they donated to see to the health needs of our children. We are very appreciative of your kind hearts and donation,” he said.
The Livingstone Foundation is a non-governmental organisation with the vision of alleviating the suffering and hardship of the brilliant but needy and the vulnerable in the society by way of providing monetary, technical aid etc.
Its main focuses are Equal Access to Education, Accident Survivor Healthcare, Community Advocacy and Youth Empowerment.