The Van Moorhouse Foundation (VMF), a charity organization, on Saturday donated clothing, toys and some toiletries to the Special Mothers Project, an advocacy organization for families raising children with special needs.
Mr Micheal K Darkwah, Leader of the VMF team presenting the items to the Special Mothers Group, said , VMF has committed itself to support people who are less privileged in Ghana.
“We have once supported the Oncology Department at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital and we look for other groups and organizations needing help to support, we believe in enhancing lives.”
Mrs Hannah Awadzi, Executive Director of the Special Mothers Project, expressed gratitude for the gesture and explained that the Special Mothers Project was mainly concerned with advocating for the right policies that supports families raising children with Special
She said: “The Special Mothers is advocating for the implementation of existing policies on disability and calling for more policies that enhances the lives of families raising children with Special Needs.
When we get such donations if makes us know that people are thinking about children with Special Needs and their families.”
Mrs Awadzi called on government to prioritize issues affecting children with cerebral palsy and all children with disabilities.