AS I GROW NGO DONATES PPE TO DEPRIVED COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
Mr. Isaac Bekoe Debrah, the Chief Executive Officer of As I Grow (AIG), a Non-Governmental Organization based in Larteh- Akuapem in the Eastern Region of Ghana, has donated PPE to some deprived communities in the Akwapem North Municipality.
In an interview with TNP NEWS, the Chief Executive Officer of As I Grow (AIG) indicated that the organization had taken upon itself to support, educate and provide a lifeline for the deprived communities and schools in these areas in the past years.
In addition he said, ‘Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic the organization has donated PPE to some of the deprived communities in Ghana. This time the Organization took an emergency step to provide masks for Schools in some deprived communities ‘,
Some beneficiary schools were Behenase R/C Basic, Atabui M/A School, among others where all students, both Primary and Junior high schools were given masks.
Mr. Bekoe Debrah, the CEO of the NGO expressed much concern about how children in the deprived communities are left behind in terms of this pandemic.
He mentioned that, although the government is doing his part to curb the spread of the Covid-19 disease there is the need for parents, opinion leaders, stakeholders and other organizations to complement the effort of government.
He revealed that children are left out in the distribution of masks which put them at a higher risk of the pandemic.
He assured that As I Grow NGO will continue to do its best to support the less privileged in our deprived communities to stay protected in this pandemic season.
Taking his turn, Mr. Samuel Larbi, the Vice Secretary of the Organization pleaded with individuals, stakeholders and institutions to come in to support As I Grow (AIG) to embark on other projects that will free the deprived communities of poverty.
” Most often the schools in the deprived communities are left behind in terms of educational, social amenities and infrastructural development” Mr Larbi added.
He averred that government alone cannot fight the current Covid-19 pandemic hence the need for As I Grow (AIG) NGO to support.
For his part, Mr. Samuel Amoah the field team Coordinator also seized the opportunity to advise teachers and parents to help the children to always adhere to the accepted protocols outlined by the Ghana Health Service since it is the surest way to stay safe for now.
Mr. Mark Narh, a team member of As I Grow NGO, for his part, took the children through the various protocols which have been outlined by the World
Organization (WHO) to curb the spread of the disease.