Charitable Fellows has donated Cash to help construct Postnatal centre at Kasu in the Volta Region
The Charitable Fellows Foundation (CFF), a non-governmental organisation on Saturday donated a cash to the health directorates of Kasu at the Ketu North Municipality in the Volta Region to help them construct postnatal centre at the Community-Based Health and Planning Services (CHPS) Compound.
The move is to enable members of the community gain access to quality health service delivery especially for children.
Presenting the money, the Board Chairman of the CFF, Mr Sylvanus Edem Dafliso stated that there was the need for every human to have access to quality health service and pledged his outfit support for the people in the community to gain that access.
He noted that Kasu had been deprived of good infrastructure, potable water and quality health care service which has led many to die prematurely.
Mr Dafliso indicated that good health service was necessity to life and would help the deprived community to improve their health to prolong their lives.
“Babies have to be weighed and gain the needed health service to ensure they are in the right shape,” he said.
Malnutrition rate associated with the lack of access to quality healthcare in the community, Mr Dafliso indicated would be something of the past and underscored the need for other organisations to support the community.
He maintained that although government was doing its best to ensure universal healthcare service delivery but the onus laid on the individual to supplement government’s effort, hence the call.
Mr Dafliso promised his outfit’s preparedness to help complete and equip the postnatal facility with the necessary health care equipment to optimise their services to clients.
Receiving the money on behalf of management at the health centre, the Chief of the town, Torgbui Ahui V expressed gratitude to the Foundation, stressing that “your action is worth to be emulated and I entreat other NGOs to imitate your steps.”
He observed that quality health service was paramount during the COVID-19 era and commended them for the facelift given to the facility.
Mr Raphael Amegago, a representative to the District Health Director expressed gratitude for the gesture and promised to use the money for its intended purpose.
He said the gesture came at a right time that the nation was battling with an ailment which for now has no cure, stressing that “we are happy to receive this amount of money to help us construct the weighing centre to improve our services to infants.”
Mr Amegago said the money would go a long way to help them improve the healthcare needs of the people in Kasu and urged them to observe the COVID-19 safety protocols in order to combat its imminent in the region.
Mr Samuel Amiable, the Assembly Member for the area on his part said their doors were always opened to the Foundation for any form of assistance and encouraged to keep up with the good work.
BY JOYCELINE NATALLY CUDJOE