Ghana’s Black Queens and EDF Logrono midfielder, Grace Asantewaa has made some donations to the Children’s Wards of the Atebubu Municipal Hospital through her charity outfit, the Grace Asantewaa Foundation as part of activities to mark the festive season.
This is the first outreach program of the foundation since its inception in November 2020.
She revealed that her love for children and the act of giving back to the society encouraged her to make the donations.
“I am a native of Atebubu and I started my career form here before I shot into the limelight by God’s grace. It’s been long time I left my town so I decided to spend my Christmas break with the children’s ward of the Municipal hospital because of the love I have for kids.”
“Before coming, my team contacted the management of the hospital and asked for peculiar issues which needed immediate attention and we were told that the children’s ward needed water connections, Chairs and something to make the place a bit lively. Preparations were made and we are here to donate some plastic chairs for the wards, some paintings to make the wards lively and also solve the major water issue by providing a bump. “-she stated.
Mr Englebert Kumi,Estate Manager of Atebubu Municipal Hospital thanked the Black Queens star and her foundation for the gratitude shown to the children.
“We re grateful to the Grace Asantewaa Foundation for this kind gesture to the children’s ward of Atebubu Government hospital.The artworks especially will contribute a lot to the well being of the kids because you know kids love toys and the chairs will also aid our work. Again water will flow directly to the wards because of the donation of water bumps.”
“We wholeheartedly accept all these help from Asantewaa and are glad she started with us.We pray for a successful career so she could do more in the future for us.”
The Grace Asantewaa Foundation is a nonprofit organization instituted with the aim of providing an enabling environment for young talented girls who wish to play football along side education, and also to involve in some humanitarian activities.
Aside helping young girls with interest in football, the founder believes in giving back to the society through humanitarian activities aimed at improving livelihood with focus on orphanages and hospitals.
By: Ayisha Zakari Ali