The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Atani Clearing Agency, who is also a philanthropist, Mr Mark Freeman, has donated some assorted food items, a jumbo size cest freezer worth thousands of Ghana Cedis and a cheque of Ghc5000 to the Assurance of Hope and Needy, an orphanage in the Teshie municipality of the Greater Accra region.
Mr Freeman speaking in an with some journalists after the donation said he decided to reach out to the needy in the society on his 50th Birthday.
He explained that his aim for such a move on his 50th birthday is to support the poor and vulnerable in the society, especially children who are currently seeking shelter in orphanages.
The CEO of Atani Clearing Agency also encouraged others to emulate his kind gesture by showing benevolence to the poor and weak in society to help make the world a better place for all.
He opined that the items presented will help relieve management of the orphanage and the children of stressful situations and difficult times that they are currently facing.
Some classmates and friends of the celebrant also donated a total of Ghc3000 in cheque to the home in support of their mate and friend’s Golden Jubilee celebrations.
On his part, the Founder and manager of the Orphanage, Rev. Enoch Yartey-Quaye Mensah, who could not hide his joy expressed his profound appreciation to Mr Freeman and his team and also called for more of such supports.
According to him, there has been no occasion in the history of the orphanage, that someone donated electrical gadgets but for the first time, Mr Freeman has donated a jumbo size cest freezer to keep food and other perishable items safely for the upkeep of the home.
“I’m really touched and humbled by the kind gesture of Mr Freeman and his family and friends.
“The cash donation alone will solve our biggest problem (utilities) for over a year” he stared.
The children were also treated to a buffet lunch to mark the special occasion.
About Assurance of Hope & Needy Home.
The Assurance of Hope & Needy Home is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) initiated and founded in 2005 by the Reverend Minister.
The mission of the foundation is to provide food, shelter, health and education needs to the vulnerable and children orphaned through no fault of theirs.
The Orphanage is currently supporting over 120 children between the ages of one and a half year and above.
Story: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH