FAAF Supports Accra Psychiatric Hospital
For All Africa Foundation (FAAF) is Ghana's leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. On Friday, 25th April 2014, FAAF donated items to inmates of the Accra Psychiatric Children's Block who need combined medical and psychiatric services. The items that worth GH 1500 included two bales of used clothing, blankets, shoes and toys.
“This extraordinary gift will make it possible for us to better meet some of the physical needs of children and young people experiencing mental distress ”, said Mrs Beatrice Nyarko, the Principal Nursing Officer (PNO) who received the items on behalf of the Chief Psychiatrist. “We are extremely grateful to FAAF for their support.
“Our mission has always been focused on the care of children and young people with mental health issues who are often in need of support over a very long period of time”, said Mr James Sanahene, President of the For All Africa Foundation. “We are very proud to make this gift, which underscores our ongoing commitment to these children”.
Mrs Sarah Hammond, a philanthropist who supports FAAF said, “Our Vision is of a society which is active in building the emotional resilience of children and young people, and which responds caringly and effectively when necessary so that we create emotionally strong, healthy, contributing and independent adults, families and communities.
Mrs Margarete Owusu, a Principal Nursing Officer (PNO) responsible for care and control at the Children's Block also thanked the NGO for the donation, and appealed to other corporate bodies and philanthropists to emulate For All Africa Foundation.