On 1st July, 2022, the Ellembelle District Assembly through the share of the Common Fund supported some selected Persons with Disabilities in the district with some items and cash donation.
With Education, they were 16 beneficiaries which is made up of 11males and 5 females, under Medical Support, they were 2 male beneficiaries and with Economic trade (Cash), 3 males and 4 females were the beneficiaries.
The following items were distributed; Fufu Pounding Machines, Pepper Grind Machines, Welding Machine Industrial Sewing Machine, Wheel Chairs and some Cash.
The Hon. District Chief Executive, Hon. Kwasi Bonzoh assured the People with Disabilities of the district assembly unceasing support and urged the beneficiaries to make judicious use of the items/cash received for their economic empowerment. He also informed the executives that the guest house which was constructed for them will be leased to a third party in order to generate revenue and maintenance of the facility. He also charged the Department to continuously monitor the beneficiary’s activities to ensure the effective utilization of the fund. The beneficiaries were sensitized on use of the funds and they also expressed their gratitude for the items received and how the District thinks about them in their day-to-day activities.