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Efua Bugyei marks her birthday at Korle-BU cancer unit.

Source: Nhyira Kwabi Angela of Moral News Africa

A 15-year-old girl, Efua Bugyei, celebrated her birthday with children at the Korle-BU Oncology unit. The event was organized in collaboration with Little Angels Trust (LAT).

The occasion which was purposed to put smiles on the faces of children suffering from cancer involved sharing foods, drinks, colorful balloons, books, and playful toys to the children.

The celebrant, Efua, who is a Ghanaian based in the US speaking to MoralNewsAfrica said her decision was inspired by her mother who educated her about humanitarian gestures.

She said upon paying her first visit to her motherland since her birth, coupled with spending her birthday during the vacation, she decided to celebrate with the children at the Korle-bu Oncology unit.

The mother of the celebrant, Madam Abena Agyeman-Bugyei shared that she nurtured her children to have the knowledge and virtue of helping others. Therefore, it was a great opportunity for them to exhibit the virtue with Little Angels Trust.

Little Angels Trust is an Organisation that supports children suffering from cancer with hospital bills and surgeries. The organization also occasionally within the year, pays visits to the children, shares items, and have fun with them.

LAT has over the years set up playgrounds at the Korle-bu Teaching Hospital, Princess Marie children’s Hospital, Accra psychiatric children’s unit, and the Mamobi hospital.

The PRO of Little Angels Trust, Isaac Appiah, said the vision of the Trust is to shift the minds of the children from the pains they go through as they undergo medical and surgical treatments. He said hence, the provision of playgrounds and play items to the respective hospitals.

The Trust envisions including more hospitals to support more children and families in the light of giving them hope and inspiring them for life.

 

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