Chalice Royal Ladies support Ho female prison inmates

By: Evans Attah Akangla| ignewss| Ho

Women group, Chalice Royal Ladies, has donated some items to inmates of the Ho female prison in the Volta region to support their livelihood.

The association which consists of women from various public, civil and business sectors in Ho, the Volta regional capital, have on Friday, August 18, 2023, visited the facility as part of their 5years anniversary celebration.

Items including minerals, detergents and self-care items such as sanitary pads, toiletries worth three thousand Ghana cedis (Ghc3,000.00) were presented to the eleven (11) inmates currently serving various terms in the prison custody.

In an interaction with the inmates, the ladies encouraged inmates never to lost hope and give up in life but rather keep on praying to God for the right time to regain their freedom.

They were also urged and enlightened them to forgive themselves to enable them to absorb correctional guidance and do away with the mistakes that brought them to the facility.

They further asked them to adhere to the transformational measures the officers are taking them through and further use the short period of their stay in the prison as periods for studies.

President of the association, Madam Gladys Prah, assured the inmates and the officers of their continuous visit and support and also thanked the officers for the good works they are doing in the lives of their colleague women.

Royal Ladies in assuring their continues support told the officers of a special visit to a baby belonging to one of the inmates in the near future.

The association later appealed to more women to join the association to enable them to enhance and attain their goal of reaching out to more vulnerable in the society.

They however called on all well-meaning individuals, businesses entities and the general public to support the association through their little means as they tried to put smiles on the faces of needy.

Receiving the items on behalf of the inmates, superintendent Mercy Ayatey, the 2nd In Command at the Ho female prison thanked the association for their gestures and promised to put them into good use.

She appealed for more of such support at all times.


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