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Health News of Wednesday, 29 April 2020

Source: Prince Sigli, contributor

Chamba Professional Forum distributes food to vulnerable, needy families


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The Chamba Professionals Forum (CPF), a Civil Society Organization has distributed food items and some cereal to some vulnerable families in 10 communities.

 The food items included Rice, Oil, Sugar, Tea, Milk,  Gari, local Grains and Cereals.

     The beneficiary communities are Nima, Mamobi, Ashale Botwe, Nima 441, Shukura, Kasoa, Madina, Accra New and Chamba in the Nanumba North District of the Northern region.

The distribution was preceded by a launch of a Welfare Support and Food Package Program (WSFPP) of the CPF.

 The WSFPP of the CPF is a social safety net programme roll-out to give continuous support to vulnerable families who are in need in hard times such as the COVID-19 lockdown on restrictions of movement of persons.

Presenting the items, the Vice-Chairman,Mr. Abdul Fattah Muhammad Awal, speaking on behalf of the Chairman of CPF, Dr. Abas Mohammed Umar, a Senior Lecturer at the University of Ghana at Department of Modern Languages, said the CPF considers it a duty to launch a social safety net programme geared towards the vulnerable in our communities to maintain an appreciable standard of living.

 He said the selection of beneficiaries identified and targeted people including widows, disabled, blind, orphans, aged, single mothers and other disadvantaged families whose means of livelihood have been temporarily crippled,  irrespective of their religious background.
     He further acknowledges the positive attitude of all members of CPF for their invaluable contributions that made the program a successful one.

Madam Musliyatu Al Hassan, a resident of Nima 441, on behalf of the beneficiaries thanked the Forum for their kind gesture and prayed for the members.

    The CPF was set up by Chamba Professionals and Intellectuals both in Ghana and Abroad with the focus on research and advocacy for the development of  Chamba in the Nanumba North District of the Northern Region and beyond.

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