Ghana Cleft Foundation 2016 Party for the Kids
The 2016 end of year party for Children with Cleft Lip and Palate came off on the 21st January 2017 at Miklin Hotel – Danyame Kumasi, with the Ghana Cleft Foundation being the main sponsor. Cadbury Ghana Limited also provided chocolate drinks, and a canopy while Miklin Hotel contributed free space for the party.
About 250 parents and children from Accra, Koforidua, Techiman, Tamale, Sefwi, Takoradi, Mampong, Konongo as well as communities in the Kumasi municipality were in attendance. About 35 Cleft Team members/organizers also turned up for the party.
Prof. Peter Donkor, the president of the Foundation addressed the participants on the need to see themselves as one big family, and show that sense of belonging all the time. He encouraged them to share their experiences with each other and assist those who need help when it comes to caring for their cleft children.
Some of the Fun activities that took place at the party were,
• Dancing competition
• Lime and spoon race for Males and Females
• Musical chairs sessions for Males, Females and Children
• And Sharing of gift items to all kids
All the winners of the competition were presented with a price by Dr. (Mrs.) Gyikua Plange-Rhule, the Vice President of the Foundation. Packed lunch and water was served. The foundation provided money for transport fare to all the parents to assist them get to their various destinations.
Both parents and children expressed their heart felt appreciation to the organizers of the programme.
All glory to God for such an awesome programme. We thank the KATH-Cleft Clinic team Members, Cadbury Ghana, and Miklin Hotel – Denyame for helping to make the programme a success.