The Church Pentecost Supports Fight Against COVID-19 With Donations

The Church of Pentecost remains committed to playing a critical role in the national fight against the coronavirus disease. Since the outbreak of the viral disease, the Church has made numerous donations at the various levels (national, regional, area, district local) to augment the efforts of the Government of Ghana in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. The following are a few of them:

  1. The Headquarters donated medical supplies worth GH¢ 45,000.00 to the Ministry of Health to combat COVID-19.
  2. The Greater Accra Regional Coordinating Committee (RCC) of the Church donated PPEs to the tune of GH¢ 150,000 to 13 health facilities to combat COVID-19.The beneficiary institutions are LEKMA Hospital, Amasaman Hospital, Kaneshie Hospital, 37 Military Hospital, St. John’s Hospital, Ga South Municipal Hospital, Tema Polyclinic, Mamprobi Polyclinic, GA East Hospital, Ashaiman Polyclinic, Amanfro Polyclinic, Kasoa New Market Clinic and Oduman Polyclinic.
  3. Teshie-Nungua Area, in collaboration with the 26 districts in the area, donated assorted essential food items worth GH¢ 353,027.00 to the needy and the vulnerable in the church.
  4. Obuasi Area donated personal protective equipment (PPEs) and other essential items worth GH¢ 27,174.00 to the Obuasi Government Hospital, New Edubiase Government Hospital, Obuasi Prisons, and the Obuasi Police.
  5. The Suhum Area donated PPEs worth GH¢10,000.00 to the Nsawam and Kibi Government Hospitals to aid the country’s fight against COVID-19. The Area also distributed food items worth GH¢ 12,530.00 to needy members to help alleviate their plight following the partial lockdown.
  6. Downtown-Ofaakor Area donated some PPEs and other essential items worth GH¢ 8,000.00 to the Kasoa New Market Health Centre.
  7. The University of Cape Coast (UCC) Health Service and the Ankaful Maximum Prison received PPEs and sanitary items worth GH¢ 20,000.00 from the Cape Coast Area.
  8. Kwadaso Area donated PPEs at the cost of GH¢12,200.00 to the South Suntreso Government Hospital in Kumasi.
  9. The Essam-Debiso Area donated relief items worth GH¢12,000.00 to six (6) health facilities to support the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
  10. Ashaiman Area donated medical supplies to the Ashaiman Polyclinic to augment the efforts made by the government.
  11. Ashanti Bekwai Area donated assorted items worth GH¢ 9,000.00 to Bekwai Government Hospital, Jacobu Catholic Hospital, Kokofu Government Hospital, Nkwanta Polyclinic, and St. Martins Hospital at Manso Agroyesum, the Bekwai District Police Command and the Bekwai Traditional Council.
  12. The Ho Area donated some PPEs GH¢ 4,000.00 to the Ho Teaching Hospital.
  13. Bogoso Area presented PPEs worth GH¢20,000 to Wassa Akropong Hospital, Prestea Government Hospital and Bogoso Health Centre.
  14. Akuse District in the Agormanya Area donated some PPEs worth GH¢2,500.00 to the Akuse Government Hospital.
  15. Pentecost International Worship Centre (PIWC), Sunyani donated assorted items to the Sunyani Central Prisons.
  16. Odorkor Area donated some food items to some students of the Pentecost University (PENTVARS), particularly the international students, who were left stranded on campus during the lockdown period. An amount of GH¢1,000.00 was also presented to the students as part of the donation.
  17. Alajo District in the La Area donated assorted items worth GH¢19,930.00 to over 500 needy and vulnerable members of the church and some community members to sustain them during the lockdown period.
  18. Potsin District in the Winneba Area donated assorted items worth GH¢ 1,121.00. to some needy members in the district following the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  19. Onyame Tsiase Worship Centre in the La Area donated assorted items worth over GHS 3,400.00 to seventy-five (75) needy and vulnerable members of the church to sustain them during the lockdown period.

It is also worth noting that, as The Church of Pentecost, through the Headquarters, Regions and Areas, mobilised the needed resources to provide PPEs for the various health institutions, the various Local Assemblies, Districts and Areas of the Church also prioritised the needs of members and even non-members within their jurisdictions who had genuine needs especially during the lockdown period. In the light of this, relief support was provided for the needy and vulnerable members at all levels of the Church.

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