Skip to main content

Sunyani PIWC kids present school uniforms to underprivileged children

Sunday School Children of the Pentecost International Worship Centre (PIWC), Sunyani have donated brand new school uniforms and assorted items to deprived children at the Yawmire Primary School, near Nkrankrom in the Sunyani Municipality.

The entire package worth GH¢2,100 included 60 pieces of sewn school uniforms for both boys and girls, 50 pairs of shoes, 150 pieces of dewormers,100 copies of Bible, two footballs, three skipping ropes, candies, and a cash amount of GH¢100.00 to the school authorities to buy chalk for the school.

Speaking at a colourful ceremony at Yawmire to present the items to the underprivileged children, the Leader of the Sunyani Area Children’s Ministry of the Church of Pentecost, Pastor Kwabena Opoku, commended the PIWC Children Ministry leadership and the entire congregation for the gesture.

Pastor Opoku, who is also the Yamfo District Pastor of the Church of Pentecost, noted that children’s welfare and their moral upbringing is of paramount importance to the Church since the church believes that children are the future leaders of the family, church and the nation.

The Resident Pastor of PIWC, Pastor Clement Achim Gyimah, described the donation as a fulfillment of the scriptures by demonstrating the love of Christ to the underprivileged children and their families.

Pastor Achim Gyimah asked the school authorities to take good care of the items and encouraged the children to learn hard to achieve their God given potentials in the future.

Elder Clement Oduro Coffie, PIWC Children’s Ministry Leader, explained that the church was touched by the plight of the children during an evangelism outreach programme in the village.

He was full of appreciation to the church as well as corporate institutions such as the Fidelity Bank, Ghana Statistical Service and the staff of the Sunyani Regional Hospital for supporting the vision.

The Headmaster of the school, Peter Fosu Gyeabour and the Assemblyman for the area, Kumah Hayford, who were overwhelmed by the gesture, thanked the Church of Pentecost for the support.

The duo described the donation as unprecedented in the history of the school and the community.

They however appealed to government and other philanthropists to help the community in the provision of borehole water, electricity and reshaping of the road leading to the village.

Present at the event were Mrs. Victoria Abio Tetteh, a Member of the National Executive Committee of the Children’s Ministry, Mrs. Achim Gyimah, Sunday School children and their teachers, some elders and members of PIWC.


Popular posts from this blog

PIAC told to go to court to enforce recommendations

By: Fred Yaw Sarpong

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC), the mandated body to monitor the use of Ghana’s oil revenues has been asked to go to court to seek strict compliance of the laws covering accountability of oil funds in the country.

According to Dr. Steve Manteaw, the Campaign Coordinator for ISODEC and a member of the PIAC , it’s time for PIAC as a body to consider going to court to compel institutions responsible for managing Ghana’s oil revenue to answers some questions concerning the expenditure of oil funds.

He pointed out that there are several recommendations made by the PIAC in its past reports on management of petroleum revenues, and a lot of these recommendations has received no positive response from the institutions concerned.

He disclosed this to the Daily Express at a three-day workshop on Interrogating the 2016 Semi Annual PIAC Report at Koforidua in the Eastern Region.

The workshop was organized by the Institute of Financ…

BoG shuts down two financial institutions

The Bank of Ghana has closed down two financial institutions in the country. This was after the central bank investigation revealed that the two companies were operating without approval.

The two companies were Agro Development Fund Services Limited (ADFSL) and Hebron Financial Investment Limited (HFIL).

The Daily Express gathered that the ADFSL was asked to stop operating after the central bank realized the institution had not been licensed to take deposit from the public.

A statement from BoG said the ADFSL continued to operate despite the orders from the Bank of Ghana. It however closed down ADFSL’s operation until further notice.

The Bank of Ghana said that the ADFSL is located at Asufufu, opposite the Sunyani Traditional Council in the Brong Ahafo region.

“The decision to close down ADFSL is in furtherance of section 20(2) (g) of the Banks and Specialized Deposit-Taking Institutions Act, 2016 (Act 930). Bank of Ghana has investigated ADFSL thoroughly and has concluded that its a…

Graphic Communication Group staffs petition GJA Election Dispute Adjudication Committee

Some staffs of the Graphic Communications Group have petition the Election Dispute Adjudication Committee of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) concerning their grievances covering issues affecting the association.
The staffs of the company seeks some clarification on the mandate of the current executives of the association.

Dear Sir,
We the undersigned write to place before you our grievances covering issues affecting the Ghana Journalist Association, and we hasten to add that our grievances are placed before you in furtherance of our constitutional duty under Article 11 (e) of the 2004 Constitution of the Ghana Journalists Association.
We first of all seek clarification on the mandate of the current executives of the Association to be in office and take decisions to affect the wellbeing and welfare of the Associ…