Denkyembour District Assembly Supports Persons Living with Disabilities

Posted by Elvis Offei-Bekoe - 14th July, 2022

On Thursday 14th July 2022, the Denkyembour District Assembly supported some Persons with Disabilities within the district with some items. The purpose for the disbursement was to support some PWDs within the district to enable them start their own business and earn some income for themselves and their families.

Present at the ceremony was the Chairman for Persons with Disabilities in the Denkyembour District; Mr Daniel Osei Bonsu, the District Chief Executive for Denkyembour District; Honourable Seth Ofosu Birikorang and Heads of Departments for the Denkyembour District Assembly.

The Chairman of Persons with Disabilities; Mr Daniel Osei Bonsu in his opening remarks encouraged all beneficiaries to use the money very effectively to gain profit from the items given. He also encouraged all persons with disabilities to join the PWD association in the district so that they can form a united front. He stated that, all the beneficiaries should still register with the Department of Social Welfare and Community Development in order to benefit again from the next distribution of items.

The District Chief Executive for the district; Honourable Seth Ofosu Birikorang also stated in his address that distribution was done every year and that those who did not benefit from the distribution should not be disturbed and that distribution the following year would definitely reach them. He also encouraged them to support each other and not look down on each other. He encouraged the students to study hard in school and come out with flying colours.

There were distribution of tricycles, chest freezers, fufu machines, containers, some hair dryers, sewing and industrial machines, white canes, wheel chairs, shaving machines and some cash all worth GHC 115,800 to about one hundred and twenty (120) persons with disabilities.