The 75th Year Group of the Wesley Girls High School in Cape Coast on Sunday presented food items worth GH¢ 8,000 ($2,100) to the Orphans of Village of Hope at Gomoa Fetteh, in the Central Region.
The items include three gallons of 25 litters cooking oil, two bags of sugar, five boxes of tin fish, five boxes of antiseptic liquid, five boxes key soap, five boxes of canned tomatoes, 10 bags of rice , 350 pieces of toilet roll, one leader box of soap and six max bags of maize.
Mrs Harriet Wireko Brobbey, President of the Group who presented the items on behalf of the members said the donation was part of their 40th Anniversary Celebration programme of the group’s graduation from Wesley Girls.
In addition, the group decided to sponsor two female orphans at the Village of Hope to senior high school as part of their contributions to ease some of the financial burden of the Home.
Mr Kweku Sarkofie, in-charge of the Orphanage thanked the group for their kind gesture and said the Home has 257 inmates and funding is a major challenging.
Mr Sarkodie said managers of the Home are paying the fees of 19 students in tertiary institutions and 46 in senior high schools across the country.