Second Lady Samira Bawumia has placed smiles on the face of some 350 widows in the Ashanti Region by donating hampers to them.
This hampers according to the Second Lady were to support the widows and their families in marking the festivities.
Second Lady Samira Bawumia has donated hampers to 350 widows in the Ashanti Region ahead of this year’s Christmas celebration.
According to Bawumia, the gifts were to support the widows and their families in marking the festivities.
“It is not a pleasant situation to find yourself in, as a widow, and becoming the breadwinner of the home,” she stated.
She continued: “As your daughter, I have come to give to you, the little I have, so we can all smile during the season.”
The kind gesture was to also climax her three-day visit to region.
Mrs Bawumia visited the True Faith Church, the Seventh Day Adventist Church, St Peter's Cathedral and Power Chapel in the Ashanti Region. She also toured the Atonsu Market.
She went on her mini-tour with the Ashanti Regional Minister, Mr. Simon Osei-Mensah; the deputy Ashanti Regional Minister, Elizabeth Agyemang, S. K. Boafo and the Metropolitan Chief Executive of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly, Mr. Osei-Assibey Antwi.
Also, part of the entourage were the National Women Organiser of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Madam Kate Gyamfua and her two deputies, as well as regional executives of Ashanti.
The widows, expressed their joy in an emotional manner and thanked the Second Lady for this kind gesture.
The hamper contained pieces of GTP cloth, scarfs, bags of rice, bottles of oil, chocolate beverages, milk, biscuits, drinks and bars of chocolate, among others.
She assured the widows of her continuous support through her not-for-profit organisation, the Samira Empowerment and Humanitarian Projects (SEHP).
The Second Lady is known for her humanitarian assistance to underprivileged individuals and groups across Ghana.
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