The Ghana Association of Writers (GAW) has held a reading clinic for inmates of the King Jesus Charity Home in Kumasi after donating reading and learning materials.

The move by the Ashanti Regional branch of GAW is part of the group’s mandate to enhance literacy education in various orphanages in the region.

Remar Children’s Home at Pataase was the first to benefit from this initiative.

Ashanti Regional Chair of GAW, Bernard Elikem Buachi, explained that the branch has for the past two years set her sights on dealing with literacy issues within various orphanages in the region.

“We know people donate a lot of things to these charity times but GAW is interested in meeting them at the point of our mandate hence the organization of reading clinics and donation of learning materials to them”.

Ghana Association of Writers holds reading clinic for inmates of King Jesus Charity Home

Mr Buachi, explained that similar events have been scheduled for other homes in the near future.

Meanwhile, managers of King Jesus Charity Home were excited about the gesture and appealed for it to be regular.

GAW TEAM

The GAW team that visited the orphanage included various professionals drawn from the medical, Banking, journalism, performing arts and wellness fields.

These professionals also interacted with the kids about their professions and encouraged them to study to become successful adults in future.

“many of the children were bright and appealed to various organizations and individuals to help provide scholarship opportunities for them,” he said.

The management of Mizpah School in Kumasi is helping some of the kids with scholarships. Officials want other benevolent individuals and organisations to emulate their example.

Ghana Association of Writers holds reading clinic for inmates of King Jesus Charity Home

Mr. Buachi also appealed to the public to support the Association’s activities to enable them touch the lives of many underprivileged kids.

“We are also using your medium to invite all who are interested in writing and other forms of literary craft to join GAW. We hold trainings and also support each other with writing projects and help members profit from their work” he explained. All within the Ashanti region who want to be members of GAW or find out more about GAW should call or text 0249579664″ he added.

He was full of praise for the managers and workers of the home for the great work they were doing.