Presbyterian Church of Ghana donates relief items to Apiatse disaster victims
The Presbyterian Church on Ghana, on Tuesday31st March, 2022 made a donation to the Appiatse Disaster Victims at a short ceremony at Appiatse Relief Camp in the Prestea-Huni Valley Municipality of the Western Region.
Making the Presentation, Rev. Ebenezer Nii Armah Ashittey, the Director of Ecumenical and Social Relations (ESR) of the Church who represented the Moderator of the PCG, Rt. Rev. Prof Joseph Obiri Yeboah Mante, noted that the Presbyterian Church of Ghana was doing the presentation in the spirit of love as shared by Jesus in the Gospel. He also called on Government to ensure that proper monitoring is done to ensure that no further disasters of this kind happen in the future.
The Ambassador of Hungary, His Excellency Tamas Endre Feher noted that funds for the project had been sourced from Hungary Helps through the Hungarian Church Aid to support persons who have lost livelihoods as a result of disasters. He further enumerated on the various means that the Government of Hungary has supported Ghana’s development. These included scholarships and bilateral support.
The MCE of Prestea-Huni Valley Municipality, Dr. Isaac Dasmani was grateful for the support and informed the team on plans by the Government to relocate the disaster victims to a safe place in advance of the rainy season.
The Director, Development and Social Services of the PCG, Mrs. Teiko Sabah noted that wide range of support the PCG provides to citizens in line with the social witness of the church.
The Coordinator of the Presbyterian Relief Servcies and Development (PRESED) Mr. Emmanuel Ankamah thanked the Hungarian Government through Hungary Helps and the Association of Churches Together (ACT) Alliance for their role in facilitating the relief items.
The items donated include bags of maize, beans, boxes of canend fish and tinned tomatoes, peanut butter and oil palm, amongst others.
Source: The Presbyterian Media
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