Staff of the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) have donated assorted items to the Teshie Orphanage in Accra.
The donation was made possible through the generosity of the management, faculty, and staff of the university, who graciously donated a wide range of necessary items.
The items included bales of gently used clothes, cartons of soft drinks, boxes of bottled water, bags of rice, boxes of biscuits, packs of cooking oil, and an undisclosed amount of money.
Presenting the items, the Director of Public Affairs, Mrs Aba Lokko, stressed that the gesture by UPSA underpins the University’s commitment to community service, as well as its unwavering support for local charities.
As a renowned institution dedicated to academic excellence and community service, we believe in sharing and impacting the communities around us,” Mrs Lokko said.
We know that these children will soon grow up, and some of them will end up as students at UPSA, so this kind gesture is to offer our support to them.”
The caretaker of the Teshie Orphanage expressed gratitude for UPSA’s donation.
“>”We are deeply grateful to UPSA for their remarkable c“This generous gesture will go a long way in improving the lives of these children and allowing us to continue providing the necessary care and support they require.”
He said that the Teshie Orphanage has, over the years, provided shelter and care for a number of underprivileged children.
Mr Addo added that with limited resources and the ever-growing number of children under their care, the orphanage greatly relies on the benevolence of individuals and organisations like UPSA to sustain their operations.
Members of the UPSA delegation included Dr. Philomena Dadzie, the Dean of Students, Dr. Adwoa Sikayena Amankwah, Head of the Department of Communication Studies, Mr Emmanuel Freeman Kwade, Senior Media Assistant, and Mr Isaac Djangmah from Public Affairs Directorate.