Odoom Prince Linford, GNA
Assin Fosu (C/R),
Feb. 24, GNA – Mr Mustapha Aryeh Okine, the Assin Fosu Municipal Social Welfare
Officer, has reported helping Folks With Disabilities (PWDs) to reside meaningful
lives was a shared accountability.
“The particular person,
people of PWDs and communities as well as the governing administration have respective
roles to play“.
He said the
govt will constantly do its element through the Assemblies to give fiscal
and product support to the PWD’s, but all these effort and hard work may possibly be fruitless if
persons do not end discrimination against them.
Mr. Okine’s comment
came following the Social Welfare Office in collaboration with the Fosu
Municipal Assembly and the Disability Fund Administration Committee disbursed
monies and assorted goods to 66 selected PWDs in the Municipality.
There are in excess of 280
applicants on the waiting record of Assin Fosu business office trying to get for PWDs Prevalent
Fund assistance and many much more are demanding for substance and other instruments and
Some others were being also
looking for for fiscal assistance to meet up with medical and doing the job money to either
revamp their petty buying and selling or farming amongst other people.
He claimed the high
price of the items currently being demanded by PWDs and the impatient angle of some of
them as a consequence of the hold off of the Common Fund to the District Assemblies
from federal government was “unfortunate“.
Mr Okine said that
only several PWDs could be supported at a distinct time from the ready lists
and appealed to individuals nevertheless to reward to exercise restraint as it bought to their
Some of the
beneficiaries obtained tricycles, corn mill equipment, roofing sheets and funds.
Mr Okine at last
advised beneficiary PWDs to use the goods wisely and for the supposed intent
mainly because quite a few PWDs ended up able of turning their lives all over positively.
He urged loved ones
members not to neglect the PWDs but to collaborate and help the
deprived associates to achieve self-reliant standing.
He afterwards appealed to
PWDs who have used for the Assembly Prevalent Fund assistance but have not
acquired it to desist from accusing the Assembly’s workers and look for clarification
on problems they did not fully grasp.
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