A non-profit organisation, Give Me Hope Foundation, has organised a free medical screening for the residents of Chorkor and its surrounding communities.

Dr Gloria Amegatch who serves as the Vice President of the NGO engaged a team of medical staffs from Dr Rose Clinic and other volunteers to undertake the exercise.

The common conditions diagnosed were malaria, chest and waist pains, high blood pressure, diabetes, sleeping disorders, malnutrition in children, anaemia, dental and eye problems.

The many beneficiaries, who had their health conditions checked could not hide their emotion as most of them said they could not afford the services.

They thanked and praised the people who have come to show them love and care.

The residents urged the team to continue with the good work.

In an interview with Joy news, at chorkor, Wisdom Dordoe CEO of Give Me Hope Foundation said the event forms part of activities they were undertaking towards making life meaningful for people, especially children, orphans and the other less privileged individuals in society.

“We wish to express our utmost gratitude to everyone who in various ways helped us to make this and other events we have organised a success and impacted in society.

“We, therefore, call on individuals, corporate entities and philanthropist to come on board so we would touch more lives,” Mr Dordoe pleaded.

He said the organisation established six years ago, has awarded scholarships to more than 70 brilliant but needy students in the slum neighbourhoods, fight justice for people and rescued victims from prison.

It has also organized six mentorship programs in the capital, Accra and in Kumasi subsequently.