BY MUNTALLA INUSAH | firstname.lastname@example.org
NAA AYELEY Ankrah Foundation (NAAF), a non-governmental organisation has made a passionate donation to the Blessed and Highly Favoured Academy in James Town.
The gesture according to the foundation was to support the underprivileged children to be able have sound education to be good role models and ambassadors in future.
Naa Ayeley Ankrah, the founder of NAAF told the DAILY HERITAGE that supporting child education is the foundation’s objective even though there are other targets.
Miss Ankrah said the gesture was the foundations made outdoor event since it was established a year ago. She urged parents to be calmed with the children so that “the children do not become timid,” when they grow, adding that children should not also be forced into doing something they have no passion for.
She said this is just the beginning of greater things to come and thanked her parents and other team members for their respective role in making the project successful.
Mr Nii Ankrah, the chairman of the Greater Accra Branch of the Ghana Private Roads and Transport Union who is also the father of Naa Ayeley said he feels proud of her daughter’s vision which the family supports.
He also called on parents to give special attention to their children and assured that people should watch out of the foundation.
He advised parents to send their children to school since it is through education that their talents would be unearthed.
Mrs Jocelyn Ankrah, the mother of Naa Ayeley said they all fully behind their daughter and thanked God for that vision to support the underprivileged.
She urged parents not to intimidate their children but guide them to make good choices for the future.
The chairman of the occasion Rev George Serbawor expressed satisfaction at the turn of event and urged parents who are not ready to take responsibility not to give birth.
The head teacher of the academy, Master Enock Neequaye Kotey said he feels encouraged that his effort has been recognised and that the gesture will spur him on to be able to train more children in the area.
He however appealed to stakeholders and philanthropists who have education on their heart to emulate the examples of NAAF. Items such as soft drinks, exercise books, note books, over 20 pieces of double-desks, foammaker boards among others.
There were drama performances, recitations, singing and cadet performances by the pupils.