TMA distributes items to persons with disability

Standard News of Monday, 2 December 2019


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The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) has commenced the distribution of gear, objects and cash payments to Folks with Incapacity (PWDs) in the Metropolis to enhance their livelihoods.

The objects integrated fridge deep freezers, manufacturer new industrial sewing equipment, electronic appliances, tricycles for bodily challenged, Information Know-how Sets, barbering kits, clinical supplies, provisions for shop keepers, plastics bowls.

In all, 63 beneficiaries of the 119,785 Ghana cedi package deal were being chosen topic to a vetting approach.

Some beneficiaries acquired funds to foot their clinical expenses, college charges, and funds to reinvest in their collapsing companies whiles others have been retooled and presented income to assistance them undertaking into commercially practical things to do intended to make improvements to their financial circumstances.

Procured by the Assembly out of the 3 per cent allocation to PWDs from the District Assemblies Common Fund (DACF) and based mostly on requests soon after needs assessment was conducted, the objects would greatly enhance their organization functions.

Speaking at a quick ceremony to disburse the on the Assembly premises, the Metropolitan Chief Executive of TMA, Mr Felix Mensah Anang-La, mentioned out of the full quantity, ?7,778.00 went into health care assistance, ?4,178.00 for instructional help and ?107,500 for company help respectively.

“In May well this yr, a whole of ?51,409.00 was disbursed to assistance many businesses, professional medical and educational expenditures of 51 with disabilities” he additional.

He mentioned that some 10 persons had asked for container grocery outlets and these retailers ended up currently remaining worked on and would be stocked and handed about to the beneficiaries on schedule.

These interventions, he noted, had been meant to make PWDs self-adequate and to empower them to contribute their quota to societal and national development.

He explained the president’s vision of empowering all Ghanaians irrespective of their situations in life, necessitated the introduction of a number of pro-poor initiatives aimed at reaching out to every person in culture.

The MCE admonished the beneficiaries to place the things to very good use so they could derive the entire added benefits thereof.

Mr Peter Agbogedenu, President, Bodily Disabled Association, who expressed elation at the gesture, identified as on the Assembly, to at all times, prioritize the requires of PWDs as most of them experienced the possible in contributing to the development agenda of the Metropolis.

STMA Distributes items worth GH¢34,650 to PWDs

By Lawrencia Esi Annan, GNA

Sekondi, Nov. 24. GNA – The Division of
Social Welfare in collaboration with the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly
has dispersed things really GH¢34,650. 00 to a total of 37 People with
Disabilities (PWD’s) in Sekondi.

The distribution, which fashioned portion of the
previous batch for the final quarter of 2019 is in fulfilment of government’s
guarantee of increasing the life of people dwelling with disabilities to enable
them grow to be portion of the mainstream society as stated in the Act of
2006(Act 715).

The beneficiaries obtained assistance in
this kind of as laptops, toiletries, provisions, popcorn machines, ice chests, upper body
freezer, baggage of sachet water amid other individuals.

Mr. Anthony K. K. Sam, Metropolitan Main
Government (MCE)of STMA, presenting the goods to beneficiaries mentioned that a few
% of the District Assembly’s prevalent fund, which was allocated to PWDs was
utilised in paying for the things for the beneficiaries.

He spelled out that the money was collected
quarterly to enable the Assembly accrue sufficient resources to be utilised in obtaining the
merchandise necessary by the beneficiaries considering the fact that the dollars came in tranches. 

Mr. Sam spelled out that the presentation was
accomplished in batches due to the massive quantities of the beneficiaries, introducing that a
will need evaluation listing was compiled to make the distribution of the objects much less

The MCE mentioned a man or woman simply cannot gain from
the assist proramme for far more than when and recommended the beneficiaries to put
what ever they received to very good use to make improvements to on their livelihood and turn out to be

Mr Sam cautioned the PWDs who operated stores
and other buying and advertising companies not to offer their products on credit foundation
to keep away from the collapse of their enterprises .

He further cautioned them to physical exercise thanks
diligence in their company in order to maintain its expansion and improvement.

Mr Alex Moro, a beneficiary expressed
gratitude to the Assembly for furnishing them with their share of the countrywide
cake and urged his fellow PWDs to utilise the merchandise presented to wean on their own
from family members and the Section of Social welfare.


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SPD distributes coffee seedlings to farmers


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Robert Tachie Menson, GNA 

(B/R), Oct. 09, GNA – The Seed Creation Division (SPD) of Ghana Cocoa
Board (COCOBOD) distributed 123,360 to 226 in the
Dormaa Central Municipality throughout the 3rd quarter of this yr at a cost of
Gh¢10, 000.00.

Mr. Drissa Ouattara,
the Dormaa Central Municipal Main Executive (MCE) explained this when he resolved
the last session of the Regular Common Conference of the Assembly at
Dormaa-Ahenkro in the Bono Area.

Below the
government’s Planting for Export and Rural Growth (PERD) programme, the
beneficiary farmers were determined in 20 farming communities in the
Municipality, Mr. Ouattara said.

The Ministry of Foodstuff
and Agriculture (MoFA) has also distributed to farmers in the Municipality
farming inputs, which includes fertilisers and pesticide in opposition to swollen shoot,
black pod and Akate health conditions.

“Other sorts of
fertilisers provided have been Nitrogen Phosphorous Potassium (NPK), Urea and
natural and organic liquid as nicely as new varieties (hybrid seeds) of maize these kinds of as
‘Omankwa’, ‘Obatanpa’, PANAR 53 & 12 and Agra Rice, which are resistant to
drought, large yielding capability and very rich in protein”, the MCE added,

Mr. Ouattara
expressed the hope that bumper harvest would be reaped in the Municipality
simply because of conducive temperature conditions experienced in the two the key and insignificant
seasons, coupled with Municipal Directorate of Agriculture’s capacity to command
tumble army worms and other pest invasions. 


Tano North MP distributes 100,000 seedlings to cashew farmers

Dennis Peprah, GNA

Yamfo (A/R), Sept.
18, GNA – Mrs Freda Prempeh, the Member of Parliament for Tano North, has
equipped 100,000 to in her Constituency.

More than 2,000
farmers, who registered underneath the Government’s Planting for Export and Rural
Enhancement (PERD) in the Constituency, are anticipated to reward from the

They are distribute
across 100 communities all-around Yamfo, Tanoso, Susuanso, Bomaa, Techire and

Mrs Prempeh, who is
the Deputy Minister of Gender, Children and Social Security, reported at a
ceremony at Yamfo that the PERD and Planting for Foods and Positions experienced appear to continue to be
and encouraged farmers who had not registered to do so to gain to make improvements to on
their socio-financial livelihoods.

She encouraged
agriculture extension officers to assist the farmers to sustain their farms
for enhanced output.

Mr Kofi Amponsah,
the PERD Venture Coordinator, thanked the MP and gave the assurance that the
seedlings would be dispersed to the famers as quickly as probable.

Earlier, Mrs Prempeh
had carried out a ground breaking ceremony for building do the job to commence on a
industry undertaking at Yamfo to facilitate corporations activities.

Because of to the deficiency of
current market, traders provide together the major principal streets of the city, making
inconvenience for other highway users.

Mrs Prempeh advised
the men and women to cooperate with the contractor and keep an eye on the undertaking to reduce
shoddy will work.

She emphasised her
determination to increase on progress infrastructure in the communities and
urged the individuals to vote and keep her in Election 2020.

Mentioning some of
her achievements, Mrs Prempeh mentioned she had constructed a Group-dependent Health and fitness
Setting up Solutions (CHPS) Compound, and maternity block prepared for commissioning
at the Gyaakye Local community.

She stated operates on
the 100-bed hostel facility at Tanoso Local community Wellbeing Nursing Coaching
School, which she was funding, is progressing steadily, even though she had also
sunk a mechanised borehole for the Yamfo School of Overall health.

The MP said she had
also donated 100 baggage of cement to the Yamfo College or university of Wellness, and offered
Subonpang CHPS compound with hospital devices value GH¢30,000.00 and a

She has also
supplied Bomaa Medical center with equipment really GH¢30,000.00, renovated Dwenase
Maternity Block, registered a lot of people beneath the Nationwide Well being Coverage
Plan, and donated bike to Adagyamanu Overall health Centre.

Mrs Prempeh reported she
experienced offered some medical center equipment to the Yamfo and Susuaso Health Centres,
supported Sukuumu Wellbeing Centre with cements, and renovated Subriso CHPS
compound amid other factors.