The University Hall (Katanga) of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has donated various food items to the Kumasi Children’s Home to help boost its food stock for the upkeep of the inmates.
The items included; 10 bags of rice, five cartons of milk, quantities of confectionery, cooking oil and soft drinks, treated mineral water, sugar, as well as toiletries and detergents.
Mr Mohammed Kataba, the Hall President, speaking to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) on the sidelines of the ceremony in Kumasi, said the gesture was in line with the Hall’s humanitarian outreach programmmes.
“As a student body, we are of the conviction that development in whatever field of endeavour is a shared responsibility”, he noted.
He underscored the need for the nation to improve her social welfare system for the benefit of the poor and underprivileged in the society.
Ms. Georgina Aidoo, a Senior Staff of the Home, lauded the students for mobilising resources in aid of their activities.
She encouraged them to always find time off their busy schedule to interact with children at the facility since this was good for their social development.