The items include; liquid soap, hand sanitizer, bags of rice, cooking oil, and tissue paper.
The items were presented to the families by Ishmael Abraham Armah, the Vice President of the ‘SMASH COVID-19 AWAY’ project and the CEO OF NK Foundation.
Mr. Ishmael Abraham Armah said the hardships COVID-19 had brought to the country, had affected all sporting activities including Table Tennis as the reason for the donation.
Asoba and NK Foundations in collaboration with the ITTF Foundation presented these items to help ease the difficulties this pandemic had brought to the families.
He stressed on the need to keep the kids safe in this difficult time and constantly practice the protocols and measures put out by the government and the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Dr. Kwasi Ofori-Anti of the National Covid-19 Intensive Care Unit who was the special guest for the program educated the gathering on Covid-19 and discussed with the parents of the kids the best ways to keep safe.
Mr. Charles Tachie-Menson, Executive Member of Ghana Table Tennis Association (GTTF) appealed to all and sundry to support the good works of Asoba and NK Foundations to continue to reach out to more kids and families in distress.
Mr. Divine Nkrumah, a table tennis enthusiast offered advice to the kids of Asoba Foundation.
He advised the kids to take their education seriously since table tennis and academics go hand in hand. He pleaded with the parents to encourage their kids to play table tennis because of the enormous benefits derived from it.
Coach of Asoba Foundation, Dora Sarpong appealed to Ghanaians to help put up a structure for the kids of Asoba Foundation.
She was grateful for the support received so far from benevolent people to the Foundation.
She said the tables for training the kids are left at the mercies of the weather and there is no place for them to pack to after training. Asoba Foundation has over sixty cadet players including national female cadet champion Emmanuella Yaa Kyere.
The President of the GTTF Mawuko Afadzinu was grateful to the ITTF for their kind gesture.
Asoba Foundation is a Table Tennis NGO based in Accra under the leadership of Nathaniel Kwesi Somuah.