Godwill Arthur-Mensah, GNA
Accra, Nov.28, GNA –
Globe Eyesight Ghana, a faith-based relief and advocacy organisation, Thursday,
climaxed its 40th Anniversary celebration with a durbar to highlight
some its initiatives and interventions that have reworked the life of
countless numbers of children and their family members.
set up in Ghana by an American Evangelist and Journalist, Bob Pierce, in
1979, provides a broad range social aid services to vulnerable youngsters and
cover help to sanitation and hygiene, little one defense, schooling and wellness
services, as properly as the nurturing of the spiritual wellbeing of the individuals.
operates in 34 districts in 16 administrative regions in Ghana and supports
more than 65,000 vulnerable children.
At the durbar, which
doubled as a Thanksgiving Support, in Accra, Mr Dickens Thunde, the National
Director of Globe Eyesight Ghana, mentioned the Orgnisation started do the job in Ghana in
response to the financial and social challenges prevailing at the time.
It has considering the fact that
remained fully commited serving to communities to get over poverty, encourage social
injustice, and encourage Christian values among the people.
The event held beneath
the topic: “World Vision Ghana: Celebrating our Assure to the Ghanaian
Children”, introduced alongside one another government officers, associates of civil
culture organisations, college students, the Diplomatic Local community and development
Over the previous 40
decades, Mr Thunde reported, Earth Eyesight experienced produced far more than 3,000 mechanised
boreholes to supply clean water to thousands and thousands of little ones and communities
offered wellness centres to enhance the quality of health care companies and
university blocks to boost education delivery.
has also supported the eradication of guinea worm infestation, offered funding
for the treatment of neglected tropical conditions these as Filiariasis, Yaws and
Ochocerciasis, fashioned 5,225 microcredit/financial savings transformation groups to support
users to obtain credit score facilities and strengthened the capacities of
religion-primarily based organisations to nurture the spiritual wellbeing of the folks,” he
The testimonies and
goodwill messages from grateful beneficiaries had been screened to the
Denizard, the West African Leader of Entire world Vision, for her element reported, the
Organisation operates in 100 countries throughout the world with about 37,000 staff
giving US$2.5 billion humanitarian guidance per year to kids and
In the future 5
many years, the Organisation would aid far more than 5 million susceptible
kids, which essential the will need to diversify its resources and increase varied
management to execute its vision, she mentioned.
Nana Kobina Nketsia
V, the Paramount Main of Essikado Conventional Location, who chaired the functionality,
mentioned small children were the foreseeable future leaders of the nation and known as for concerted
efforts by all stakeholders to make their future brighter.
Mr Baba Mahama, the
Board Chair of Planet Eyesight Ghana, underlined the want to discover multiple
funding resources to galvanise its operations and donated US$10,000 as the
Board’s contribution to the cause of the Organisation.
The Winneba Mass
Choir introduced melodious gospel and choral new music even though the dance troupe from
the Nationwide Dance Ensemble shown beautiful dance performances to entertain
The celebration was
spiced up with the slicing of a 40th Anniversary Cake, amidst
exhibit of fireworks at the most important auditorium of the Ghana College of Doctors