Three Catholic Seminarians from Sunyani Diocese have donated three wheel chairs to three physically challenged trainees of the No Business as Usual (NBU) Project under the Youth Entrepreneurship and Employability Programme (YEEP).


The price value of the donated items is 600Euros and were presented in the name of Shepherds Rod Foundation.

The trio donors are executives of the Foundation.

They were presented on the 30th of January 2020 at the hub of the European Union funded project, located within the Asokore Mampong Municipality.

Beneficiaries were Samiratu Umah (beads maker by profession), Zainab Yakubu (beads maker by profession) and Abdul Hussein (shoe maker by profession), all residents of Aboabo.


They were trainees under the Alpha category and were also part of the 2019 batch of graduans.

The seminarians were Enoch Amponsah and William Danquah who are regional organizers for the Foundation plus Dennis Yeboah Gyabaah (President).

They (seminarians) are also students of St. Gregory de Great Seminary-Parkoso.

According to the President Dennis Yeboah Gyabaah, the donation was called to play consequent to a request which was put before them by Vincent Ohene-Ntow (Program Manager SBs/PPPs, NBU Manager) vis-à-vis the need for the extension of support to some of the trainees who are physically challenged.

He disclosed exclusively to Ghana Bulletin Online that they were again moved to make the donation after realizing the enterprenuerial impact officials of NBU have and are making within the Asokore Mampong Municipality.

The pivot of the benevolent act as underscored by Dennis Yeboah Gyabaah is to provide mobility to individuals who are physically challenged.

He pledged to carry on with similar support.

Receiving the items, Vincent Ohene-Ntow (Program Manager SBs PPPs, NBU) thanked the executives for the support.

The Programmes Director for SOS Children’s Villages, Kumasi location Mr. Benard Amoako who was present expressed gratitude to the seminarians for their kind gesture.

He used the opportunity to encourage the three trainees to put to good use their new wheelchairs and see that it adds value to their lives as a whole as they focus on their businesses.

He again asked them to always remember their benefactors in their prayers as that is what they need the most at this point.

By Simon Opoku Afriyie

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