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Former Ghanaian Ambassador to China, Edward Boateng, in partnership with Ghana Association of Chinese Societies and Ghana Chinese Chamber of Commerce, has donated 30-wheel chairs, 30 armpit clutches, 30 elbow crutches, and 20 walking sticks to the Disabled Association of Ashanti Region.

The donation was to celebrate the New Year ​with the less privileged while indulging all Ghanaians in looking beyond their immediate environment, families, and comfort zones.

Presenting the items to the association, Mr Boateng said, “For the second year running, I have chosen to celebrate the New Year with the Physically Challenged Association of Ashanti Region.

"As part of this year's celebration, I have partnered with the Ghana Association of Chinese Societies and the Ghana Chinese Chamber of Commerce to put smiles on the faces of the members of this community.”

He further stated that as the 2022 journey starts, members of the association should continue to hold steadfast to the Ghanaian society’s ideals of love, respect, honour, and trust.

“These are the ideas with which we can attain the development we all yearn for. It is never too late to aim for such, and I admonish every one of us to open ourselves up to these ideals and together build a Ghana Beyond Aid.”

The President of the Ghana Association of Chinese Societies & Ghana Chinese Chamber of Commerce, Tang Hong, said, “The physically challenged in society should be not only the charge of Government but also that of all well-meaning members of society.

"After all, anyone of us could find ourselves in this state one day. I am therefore riding on these words to charge and challenge other individuals, organizations and associations to join us in this noble task of celebrating the new year with the physically challenged and less privileged in our society”.

Receiving the items, the President of the Disabled Association of the Ashanti Region expressed his gratitude saying, “We thank you for coming aboard this noble charge. In subsequent years, we hope to do it even bigger than today.

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