A health screening has revealed that children living in Agbogbloshie suffer from Ear and Nose infections.
These children who have been affected by the ailment are said to be children born to head potters popularly known as in the local parlance as “kayayie”.
The medical screening organized by Reality Ghana, a None Governmental Organization (NGO), brought together over 1,000 children and took the opportunity to register them onto the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
According to the President of Reality Ghana, Mr. Attakorah Amaniampong Nyamekye, “these children are under privileged and lack some basic health care.”
Mr. Amaniampong however advised parents of the ailing children to take them to the hospital for thorough medical checks later.
After providing the needy children with health care, the children were feed amid music and dancing.
They beneficiaries were also given cloths and footwear’s.
According to the President, “The aim of the NGO is to serve humanity, inspire hope to the suffering and needy while creating smiles on the faces of people in the society.”
He added that the vision and dreams of the group is not to make profit but rather to help provide basic necessities for every child.
Reality Ghana’s activities span across providing care and support to the less privileged, ensuring a healthy citizenry by creating health awareness and medical screenings in the community, volunteering, building and active participation in National issues.