The Christian Children Fund of Canada, an international NGO based in Tamale has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) and food items to several communities in the Saboba District and Yendi Municipality as part of efforts to fight the Novel Coronavirus disease.
The CCFC presented 3,850 nose mask, 80 hand washing facilities, 80 gallons of liquid soaps, hand sanitizers, 4 thermometer guns and bags of tissue paper.
It also supported vulnerable households such as Zakoli, Wambong, Tanjemeli, Kpalba, Demon, Namogban, and Gnani with in Saboba and Yendi with 115 bags of local rice, 115 gallons of vegetable oil and 115 bags of canned fish.
Country Manager in charge of Sponsorship, Mr. Tutor Kwabena admonished the beneficiaries to take Covid-19 seriously and should use the items to protect themselves at all times.
“Coronavirus is real and you should always protect yourselves against it. Always put on your nose mask in public and ensure regular hand washing with soap and water or apply the hand sanitizer as prescribed our the health professionals,” Mr. Tutor Kwabena noted.
He also assured residents of district his outfit will provide extra classes for final year students in all the four (4) Junior High Schools (JHS) in the district ahead of their final exams.
However, the CCFC had earlier donated PPEs to health facilities in four communities (Kpalba, Demon, Namongbani and Gnani health centres) in the Saboba District.
Speaking on behalf of the beneficiaries, the District Chief Executive (DCE) for Saboba, Hon George Kintingyaab Bingrini expressed gratitude to the CCFC for their kind gesture.
He commended them for supporting the district during the pandemic and indicated government is also doing their part in the fight against the dreaded disease.