A Kumasi-based commercial radio station OTEC FM, as part of efforts to champion the plight of underprivileged in society, had to lead a crusade to raise GH¢2500 capital for a 34-year-old single mother.
Madam Akosua Serwaah a native of Krofrom in the Kumasi metropolis who has been struggling to make ends meet after battling some illness runs to OTEC FM for support.
A day after the woman's story was aired on one of OTEC FM's flagship programs "Asem Beba Dabi" hosted by Krobea Nana Asante some cherished listeners of the program called in to support the woman.
Akosua Serwaah during the live interview with Krobea Nana Yaw Asante said she was previously selling pastries until she was strike by an illness that claimed all her capital.
She told Krobea on the show that all she wanted was a chess freezer to start "pure water" business.
However, the Asem Beba Dabi crew with support from their listeners provided more than enough to the needy woman.
Akosua Serwaah during the presentation received a chess freezer from one of the listeners and 30 bags of sachet water from Prophet Nkwantabisa and an undisclosed amount of money to start her business.
The host of Asem Beba Dabi Krobea Nana Yaw Asante told OTEC News Reporter Kwame Agyenim Boateng he will continue to use the platform to highlight the struggles of the poor, needy and reach out to the community to help the less fortunate.
He added that his crew in line with one of the visions of OTEC FM will always make provision for the less privileged ones to put smiles on their faces.
She called on the woman to manage the few resources she has now well in order to be self-reliant and also support her child.
Akosua Serwaah, however, pledge to work with the capital in order for her to be self-reliant again
She thanked OTEC FM and its listeners for the support.