Victory Bible Church International (VBCI), distributed food and grocery supplies to some 2,000 households in the Awoshie-Anyaa communities in the Ablekuma North Constituency where the church is located. Each beneficiary received a package comprising:

  • A 5kg bag of rice
  • 1 litre of pure organic virgin coconut oil
  • 3 units of canned sardines
  • 2 kg semolina
  • Bread
  • Water

The emergency community food outreach was held in response to the appeal by the Akufo-Addo government for concerted response and action to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus in Ghana.  Senior Associate Pastor in charge of Humanitarian Service at the Dominion Sanctuary of VBCI Rev. Anthony Anderson observed that, under the leadership of the Presiding Bishop Rt. Rev. N. A. Tackie-Yarboi, VBCI has emerged as a community-centred church. Rev. Anderson noted that the COVID-19 crisis provided the church the opportunity to activate its social and humanitarian wing to serve the Awoshie community and its environs.

Rev. Anderson explained that Jesus was people-centered and therefore the church, which is rightfully an arm of Christ within the community out to extend help and show compassion to people living in the community.

Security officers from the military and the police were present to assist with the maintenace of public safety protocols laid out by government and the Ghana Health Service.