News Release

Clinic in Ghana Receives New Power Source from the Church of Jesus Christ

Kwabeng Polyclinic Receives Power Plant and Medical Supplies

On 8 September 2023, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints donated a power plant, and medical supplies to the Kwabeng Polyclinic in the Atiwa-West District of Ghana.  The Church’s donation included six computers to enhance the clinics capabilities in serving the community. Church leaders, hospital representatives and local dignitaries gathered at the clinic for a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the donation.

Serving as chairman of the event and representing the Church was President Frank Ofusu of the Abomosu Ghana Stake.  He was joined by Marian Esiape, Manager of Welfare and Self-reliance for the Church in the Africa West Area.

“The Church is mindful of the two great commandments, which are to love God and love our neighbors,” said Sister Esiape. “Because we love our neighbors, the Church extends an arm in humanitarian work to make the burdens of people lighter.”

The District Director of Health Services Atiwa-West stated that the purpose of the gathering was to, “celebrate this donation that will ensure the good health of the people as established by the Ghana Health Service.” He added that, “the hospital is grateful to the Church for considering the Polyclinic as a beneficiary of this generosity.”

A representative of the Polyclinic, Vera Frimpong, discussed the serious need for the new power plant and medical supplies. “The clinic has suffered for many years from insufficient supplies and power outages.  We are so grateful for this generous donation.”

President Ofusu, accompanied by the Honorable Seth Asante, the District Chief Executive, led the ribbon cutting ceremony.  The Chief Executive thanked the Church for the donation noting that,” Your Church is practicing true religion by loving their neighbors and showing care to them.”

Attending the event were local District leaders, traditional leaders, hospital employees and community members.

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