The Downtown-Ofaakor Area of The Church of Pentecost has donated some personal protective equipment (PPEs) and other essential items worth GH¢ 8,000.00 to the Kasoa New Market Health Centre to help in the fight against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The Area Head, Apostle Dr Benjamin Ali, and a team of ministers in the Area, presented the items to the officials of the health facility on Friday, April 3, 2020.
The medical supplies were: 8 boxes of carbolic soap, 15 packs of tissue, 1 box of hand sanitizer, 150 pieces of face masks, 11 boxes of disposable gloves, 16 veronica buckets, 16 plastic tables,16 wash basins, 5 gumboots and 10 PPEs.
Presenting the items, Apostle Dr Benjamin Ali stated that health workers remain the frontliners of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, hence ensuring their protection and safety remains paramount. He indicated that the donation was to complement the efforts by the government in dealing with the pandemic.
“In line with the church’s vision to possess the nations, the church is a stakeholder and an active force in ensuring the well-being of the citizens of the nation, which includes joining in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic,” he said.
The management of the health centre acknowledged the support from the church in the fight against the pandemic and assured them of using the items for the purpose for which they were donated.
Present were Pastors Ebenezer Tawiah-Mensah, Matthew Yao Gbeku, Frank Adjei-Boako as well as Overseer Jonathan Ebo Quaye. Also present was the Area Deacon, Elder Felix Nyarko.
Report by Overseer Jonathan Ebo Quaye.