Association commends founder of Potter’s village

The Old Students Association of St Monica’s Senior High School in Asante Mampong has commended Dr. (Mrs.) Jane Irina Adu, founder of the Potters’ Village, a charitable organization, for her contribution to society.

Mrs. Catherine Haizel, President of the Association, said the work of Dr Adu needed to be emulated since she had taken upon herself to support orphans, needy and the homeless in society.

Mrs Haizel made the commendation when the Association visited the founder Dr Adu as part of an awareness programme on child abuse at Dodowa.

She said abuse of children could affect them in numerous ways including their growth and development and appealed to government to aid organizations who were working in those areas to support abused children in society.

Mr Haizel, on behalf of the Association, donated some food items, bags, toys and toiletries, as well as undisclosed amount of money to the children of the Village.

She urged corporate institutions and other stakeholders to support this worthy course.

Dr. Adu, said a country’s development would be incomplete if attention was not paid to the vulnerable in society.

“We have provided shelter, educational support and vocational training to more than 500 beneficiaries since we commenced this philanthropic initiative,” she said.

She said 100 children were accommodated in rented residential facility, adding that the organization had also equipped not less than 50 women with vocational skills to enable them initiate economic ventures that would help improve on their living conditions.

Dr Adu said the organization believed that the survival, protection and the empowerment of vulnerable people in society especially women and children was their primary focus.

She expressed gratitude to the Association for their support saying “your visit should remind all Ghanaians that children are getting disappointed in authorities responsible for them.”


Source: GNA

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