By Thomas Darko and Raphael Ashitey
Tema, Aug. 22,
GNA - The Eastern Naval Command as part of its 60th anniversary celebration,
has donated various items to the inmates
of the Mama Happy Life Foundation (MAHLEF) in Bankuman, Tema.
are rice, cooking oil, assorted drinks, beverage, and biscuits.
which worth was not disclosed, also included noodles, plastic chairs and packs
of toilet rolls.
also used the occasion to commission a renovated kitchen for the Foundation
and provided free health screening to
the inmates and staff.
Osei Kontoh, the Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) the Eastern Naval Command,
presenting the items, said his outfit’s gesture also formed part of its
corporate social responsibility to support the vulnerable and the less
privileged in the community.
Kontoh added that they chose MAHLEF after observing how well the foundation was
being run and its positive impact on children in Bankuman.
the staff and management for caring for the less privileged while urging the
inmates to study hard and respectful.
Crienstil, Proprietress of MAHLEF, thanked the Command for the donation which
would help them care for the children in the home.
even providing food for the 200 children here becomes a problem, Mrs Crienstil
her, the foundation took care of
pregnant adolescent girls in the community through antenatal and delivery after which
they received skill training to empower them.
She appealed to
organizations, churches and organizations not to judge such teenagers but
rather guide and encourage them to the right path and if possible support them.