Volta College (VC), a development oriented organization in the Volta Region has donated items worth Ghc6,000 towards the upkeep of inmates of the Kpando Prison.
The donation which took place yesterday, Monday April 5, 2021 forms part of the group’s social responsibility.
The Kpando Prisons, which was established in 1920 currently, has about 123 inmates.
Some of the items donated include, 3 bags of rice- 25kg, cooking oil, cartons of tomato paste, 105packs packs of T-Rolls, 5 containers of Liquid soap, 17packs of assorted minerals, 10bags of water, packs of soap.
The rest are; 5 sets of WC, 11 buckets of paint, paint brush, packs of Omo and bars of keysoap among others.
The President of the Foundation, Mr. Barry Williams after the donation said the organization was established to provide support to the less privileged in society especially people from the Volta Region.
Mr. Williams added that, the donation to the Kpando Prison inmates was to remind them that they are not neglected because they are confined but they have people out there who care about them and are ready to support them during and after the reformation to make society a better place for all.
He appealed to Religious groups, NGO’s and philanthropists to have prison inmates at heart since we can also find ourselves in their position.
The Officer in-charge of the Kpando Prison, Assistant Director of Prisons (ADP) Eric Ainoo-Ansah received the items on behalf of the inmates expressed his appreciation to the foundation and appealed to other benevolent organizations to come to their aid.
The Volta College members engaged the Prison officers in football,card playing and volleyball to climax the donation.