To consolidate their relationship with one of Ghana’s orphanages, Blavo and Co Solicitors, a Ghanaian owned, London based law firm has once again donated an amount of £5,700 to the Baptist School Complex & Orphanage, located in the Eastern Region.

The amount is £200 more that what was donated last year and the mode, style of donation this year was markedly different as well.

This time, a section of the students were driven from Suhum in the Eastern Region where the orphanage is sited to the Erata Hotel in Accra and treated to some sumptuous drinks and dishes.

The orphans, who were palpably excited, embellished the short presentation ceremony with an impressive choreography.

Even though it was a different environment for a presentation ceremony, the orphans did not forget the gracious gesture last year by Betty Blavo and her two colleagues at the University of Ghana who decided to spend a week with them at the orphanage prior to the presentation of the £5,500.

Betty Blavo is the niece to John Blavo, Principal Partner at Blavo & Co Solicitors.

The orphanage has therefore decided to engrave her name on one of their classrooms to serve as a memorial for them.

Alice Blavo, an official of Blavo and Co Solicitors flew down to Accra from London to make the presentation on behalf of the firm.

She said half of the donation sum of £5,700 was raised by clients and workers of Blavo& Co Solicitors with the other half by the firm itself.

Alice Blavo added the donation is part of an annual ritual by the company to help the poor, deprived and forgotten groups in the society.

Clinic Project
Blavo & Co Solicitors donate £5,700 towards clinic project in Baptist Complex Orphanage
The Baptist School Complex pupils doing their choreography

The donation is to help complete a clinic project in the school for use by the students and residents in the community.

Founder of the Orphanage, Victor Ofori Amoah was grateful for the gesture. He told Myjoyonline.com the donation will go a long way to complete the clinic project.

He assured that by next year, the clinic will be up and running.

From very humble beginnings, the Baptist School Complex & Orphanage is now home to some 120 orphans. Over 30 of them have graduated from the orphanage to some Senior High Schools with others in tertiary institutions.

 

Source & Photo Credits: Myjoyonline.com