The federal government of Ghana as portion of endeavours to intensify the combat against the fatal coronavirus, announced the compulsory wearing of encounter masks at public destinations from April 20, 2020.
Adhering to this, the Rebekah Awuah foundation, an organization passionate about making optimistic transform stepped up to support offer the protecting garment to senior citizens and avenue food vendors in the group.
The Foundation initiated a social intervention dubbed ‘Mask-ing Out’ to meet up with the requirements of all those who are among the the most at-risk of turning into severely ill really should they agreement the novel coronavirus.
“Our assumed was that we have a large amount of seniors or aged folks in the community, and I know a great deal are not likely out, but some are,” President of the Foundation, Rebekah Awuah reported.
She added “we have mates and relatives in Ghana and in several communities in the regions, so we know how undesirable this [virus] is and how critical it is to have masks. We staying to our bring about, that is, if you are 60 several years or more than we want to give you masks, no caveats. Seniors who were being unable to come out for the distribution been given their masks by way of speak to-fewer shipping and delivery.
In Ghana like most African nations the casual sector is large and street food stuff vending is one particular region that are unable to be dismissed.
The Basis made a decision to incorporate these people in its initiative since they feed the masses especially the performing course who are the upcoming of each individual place.
“A mask for them implies safety for anyone, Rebekah added.
The Rebekah Awuah Basis gave out roughly 100 masks during its initial distribution at Nungua – a suburb of Accra underneath the Krowor Municipal Assembly and approach to repeat the hard work in the Okere District Assembly in the Jap Location of Ghana and some mental health hospitals in Accra.
“We’re hoping to hold our “mask-ing Out” intervention as near as achievable, for the reason that we don’t want to be driving all over and probably distribute the virus,” the President mentioned.
RafVolunteers educated the masses as they handed about the protecting masks to them. Even though a lot of complained of the suffocation with other varieties of masks they readily embraced the ones delivered by the foundations as according to them, it was airy, relaxed and designed according to conventional.
The Job Coordinator, Eunice Abena Amoabea known as on other businesses, persons and perfectly – indicating Ghanaians who consider in the bring about for humanity to come on board “so we make the necessary impact together. For the hundreds of masks we hope to be obtaining via the benevolence and generosity of our companions and their donations, the Rebekah Awuah Foundation options to move them out as needed to community members and companies.
“We inspire the media to support this initiative and entreat Ghanaians to achieve out by way of e-mail email@example.com and follow the Rebekah Awuah Foundation on all their social media handles @rafghana and @RAFgh7 to know the following intervention, get involved and serve your group.”