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Regional News of Monday, 24 April 2017

Source: Nii Ayi Mensah Lartey

Alhaji Dr. Adamu Iddrisu Foundation donates GHC25,000 to AACT, Graft Foundation

Alhaji Dr. Adamu Iddrisu Foundation has made a cash donation to the Autism Awareness, care and Training and Graft Foundation yesterday at The Royal Banks head office.

The donation was in two faces, the first donation went to Graft Foundation. Alhaji Dr. Adamu Iddrisu Foundation led by Rev. Faustell Cofie presented a cheque 15,000 cedis to the Graft Foundation. The purposes of the donation is to support the foundation with funds as it offers help to needy people in society with cleft lip and palate.

Last year Alhaji Dr. Adamu Iddrisu Foundation with financial assistance from The Royal Bank donated a monitoring equipment to the Graft Foundation to help with the numerous benevolent surgery it does.

Founder of Graft Foundation, Dr. Kwame Abrokwaa Yankyera expressed gratitude to Alhaji Dr. Adamu Iddrisu Foundation and The Royal Bank for the continues support they offer to them.

He disclosed that since 2013 they have been able to offer help to about 700 people have covered almost every region in Ghana, also foundation was invited to Cote d'ivoire to offer same help to cleft lip and palate patients. These achievements he attributed to the support they receive from corporate institutions.

The second face of the donation also was cheque presentation to the Autism Awareness, care and Training Center. The center received a cheque of 10,000 cedis, this is to provide logistics and alleviate the difficulty the foundation goes through in offering training to both parents and patients with this disability across the country.

Founder, AACT, Serwah Quaynor stated that for the past three years Alhaji Dr. Adamu Iddrisu Foundation together with The Royal Bank have been their partner in offering training to people with autism.

She urge to general public not to despise such persons but rather be very supportive to them.

Alhaji Dr. Adamu Iddrisu Foundation is the corporate social responsibility wing of The Royal Bank. The foundation is dedicated to give support in education, health and sanitation. The foundation has dag boreholes in many remote areas, supported some universities and hospitals with stationaries and equipment.