A Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) by name Sustain International through the benevolence of a philanthropist domicile in the United States of America(USA)on December 22, 2020, made a cash donation of Three Thousand Ghana Cedis(GHC3,000.00) to the Madina Polyclinic at Rawlings Circle in the La-Nkwantanang Municipality of the Greater Accra Region to help care for expectant mothers who had gone there to give birth.
The NGO which has been fighting for the course of expectant mothers in the country is expected to move up to the hinterlands come 2021 to settle the needs of expectant mothers in that part of the country.
Presenting the cash amount to the management of the Madina Polyclinic at a short ceremony, Mr Hanson Gizo, the Country Coordinator for Sustain International, who was joined by Mr Nyaho Prosper, the Greater Accra Regional Coordinator, Mr Awudzi Bernard in charge of Operations and Madam Magdalene Markwei, the Secretary of the NGO, said as the saying goes, "a single grain of sand can tilt the scale, just one kind soul can indeed make a difference''.
He added that this year, the NGO will organize series of educational programmes for expectant mothers to enable them deliver safely.
He said issues of pregnant women in the country, has been relegated to the background and it is the wish of the NGO to organize these series of educational programmes for pregnant women to enable them, know what they must do and not do during pregnancy.
According to him, the presentation of the cash amount was the NGO's small way of saying a Merry Christmas to the expectant Mothers at the clinic.
The cash donation which was received by Madam Gifty Darby on behalf of the Head of the Maternity Block at the polyclinic, thanked the management of the NGO for the timely gesture.
She said, the cash amount will go a long way in assisting the clinic to cater for the expectant mothers who troop to the clinic for care.
According to her, the cash will go a long way in ensuring good care for the inmates of the maternity block.