Yendi Municipal Assembly supports persons with disabilities


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Yendi (N/R), Sept. 8,
GNA – The Yendi Municipal Assembly has supported 36 persons with disabilities
(PWDs) with various items and cash amounts totalling GH¢ 27,000.00 to improve
their living conditions.

The beneficiaries
included 11 pupils who received educational materials, four tertiary students
receiving GH¢ 1,000.00 each, five persons receiving ruminants while one person
received farm input

Yendi (N/R), Sept. 8,
GNA – The Yendi Municipal Assembly has supported 36 persons with disabilities
(PWDs) with various items and cash amounts totalling GH¢ 27,000.00 to improve
their living conditions.

The beneficiaries
included 11 pupils who received educational materials, four tertiary students
receiving GH¢ 1,000.00 each, five persons receiving ruminants while one person
received farm inputs.

The others are four
traders who received GH¢ 500.00 each to expand their businesses, and six
received cash for their medical treatment among others.

Alhaji Hammed
Abubakari Yussif, the Yendi Municipal Chief Executive, who presented the items
to the beneficiaries, said the Disability Fund for the Third Quarter had been
disbursed to the PWDS in accordance with the new guidelines of disbursement, to
ensure sustainability.

He advised the
beneficiaries to use the items and money judiciously to better their lives and
advised the pupils and students to take their studies seriously.

Alhaji Yussif assured
those who had not benefited that they would be catered for during the next
disbursement.

He commended them for
forming a strong association in the Municipality, which makes the Assembly’s
work easier through their collaboration.

Mr Dawuni Abdul-Yakubu
Major, the Chairman of the Yendi PWDs, thanked the Government through the Yendi
Municipal Assembly for the gesture.

He called on all the
PWDs to ensure that they registered with the association to benefit from
supports by the Government, the Assembly and other Non-Governmental
Organisations.

GNA


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