The 2000 year group of St Augustine’s Past Students’ Union (APSU), and Holy Child Past Students Association have presented assorted and a cash to the orthopedic training centre at Nsawam in the Eastern region.
The items include bags of rice, boxes of indomie, gallons of cooking oil, boxes and bags of water, bags of sugar, toiletries, clothing and shoes.
The Orthopedic training centre trains patients on how to use their orthopedic appliances and train young people on how to manufacture all the appliances needed by the physically challenged including leg braces, shoes, artificial limbs, splints and crutches.
The primary purpose of the centre is the rehabilitation of the physically challenged in Ghana and people from other countries.
As part of their corporate social responsibility, the old students decided to donate to the centre to also to obtain firsthand information about the operations of the facility.
They also visited the prosthetics and Orthotics Education and Training College, where they interacted with the principal Mr. Henry Larbi and students, to acquaint herself with how the school provides devices for persons with physical and mobility disability; and patients with orthopedic needs.m