The vast majority Chief in Parliament, Sarah Adwoa Safo, has released a foundation that aims at empowering the vulnerable in the culture, especially, gals and little ones living with disability to know their dreams.
Dubbed ‘Adwoa Safo Foundation’, the initiative strives to decrease inequality in the society as staying by championed by the United Nations with regards to Intention 10 of its Sustainable Improvement Targets (SDGs).
To make excellent effects in the culture, the Basis guarantees to develop a nursing residence in every of the 16 areas of the country when making certain that youngsters dwelling with a disability are integrated into the usual educational facilities to ensure that they are well created just like their peers.
Speaking at the launch of the Foundation at a ceremony held in Accra on Friday, October 11, 2019, Hon. Sarah Adwoa Safo claimed “Today heralds a new day and beginning. Expanding up as a minor girl, I viewed my father treatment for the disabled, needy, less privileged and refugees in the modern society. I am adhering to his footsteps”.
The activities of the Foundation, she stated will not be limited only in Accra as it strategies to also concentration on figuring out youthful girls and females to incubate their enterprises and or organizations to make sure its growth in what ever way or variety.
“The Basis is not concentrating its pursuits only in Accra. We will be on the lookout at all the 16 regions. One point that has constantly been my dream is to continue on the superior work of my father who has been a humanitarian and philanthropist for so lots of a long time. Now the technological element of his lifetime is using the glow but he begun off as a farmer and a humanitarian. He did not conclusion there and he did not limit himself to only Accra and so we will not prohibit ourselves to only Accra. We want to make at the very least one particular nursing household in every single area to just take of our aged mothers who thanks to biological alterations that come alongside previous age are normally referred to as witches or they are mad or that and so are secluded from modern society and also for the disabled little ones or young children dwelling with a disability. We want to be their voice that they ought to be built-in into our standard faculties as usual small children. This problem of stigma and maintaining them in exclusive colleges, I believe that they also have the right and exploration has shown that when they are allowed to combine into the typical educational facilities, they even create better and sense an integrated part of typical children”, she defined.
In his welcome deal with, the Task Coordinator at the Adwoa Safo Foundation, Nana Dubeng Kwapong, exposed that the Foundation is the commencing of a new long term for the needy, girls and the less privileged in the culture.
“This Basis was built to guide persons dwelling with disabilities, needy but outstanding young children and women of all ages accomplish their goals. We simply cannot do it all as a result we are wanting forward to this fantastic partnership to Corporations, CSOs among others”, he mentioned
The Countrywide Chairman of the governing New Patriotic Party (NNP), Freddie Blay who was a exclusive visitor lauded the initiative by the Administration and Board of Trustees of the Adwoa Safo Foundation.
He reported “This is considerate of her. Lots of have turned their backs to men and women with disabilities. If Adwoa feels, these exclusive individuals have to have exclusive notice, we have to guidance the deserving course”.
Mr. Freddie Blay pledged to aid the Basis and elevate folks with disabilities in culture. He, hence, donated an amount of money of GH₵20,000 to guidance the do the job of the Foundation.