The Ganta Oldtimers Association on December 24 donated some assorted food items to the Ganta Rehabilitation Center as Christmas package.
Speaking on behalf of the association, City Mayor Benjamin Dokpa said the donation was the Oldtimers’ own way of identifying with the disabled people at the Rehab Center.
“We know the difficulty you are going through in terms of food and other items, so we decided to identify with you as we celebrate the Christmas,” he said.
The items donated include several bags of salt, 10 bags of 25 kg rice, a carton of bath soap and two bags of laundry soap, among others.
“We understand the difficulties that you are going through at this center, and so we will continue to identify with you when the resources are there,” said Daniel Nya Gboe, representing the Oldtimers’ Association.
Receiving the items on behalf of the institution and the disabled community, James Flamah expressed happiness and said the donation was a first for the center.
“Most of the people that came to us here with donations have been politicians, who wanted votes from us,” he said.
Oldtimers coach Sam D. Parwon said the association is committed to bringing unity among its members as well as identifying with those in need.
The Ganta Rehabilitation Center comprises of people with leprosy, TB, and other diseases.