The Social Security and National Insurance Trust [SSNIT] has extended its benevolence to Creating New Beginnings Charitable Organisation by expanding its facilities and providing quality care and training to autistic children in the country.
Mrs. Victoria Gifty Abaidoo, Acting Director of the Corporate Affairs Department, SSNIT, presented a cash cheque of GHc50,000 as part of its efforts in supporting the charitable organisation which is providing humanitarian services to the needy in the society.
She stated that “SSNIT want to associate itself to this great course because SSNIT stands for helping workers in Ghana. And by so doing , we go beyond by giving back to society. We are giving back to society because if the society grows and become an enlightened society, we are going to have a lot of people contributing to the scheme to make it more sustainable.”
Mrs. Victoria G. Abaidoo added that the donation which forms part of the Corporate Social Responsibility [CSR] is to ease the difficulties and challenges that the organization goes through in delivery quality care and training to autistic children.
She noted that the donation will also go a long way to provide a peace of mind particularly to members and staff of SSNIT who may have children suffering from similar illness by employing more people into the facility to provide special care and training to their autistic children.
Seth Yeboah Ocran, Director, Creating New Beginnings, a charitable organization assured SSNIT that the organisation will make judicious use of the funds to achieve its intended purpose of expanding its facilities that will enable them to enroll more autistic children in the country.
According to him, the future of these autistic children is very bright especially in the area of IT as many of them begin to show more interest by developing their skills in computer and internet usage.
He urged government to support autistic children who are suddenly beginning to develop the greater urge for IT in their daily activities.
Mr. Ocran appeals to parents and wards of these children to provide moral support by making time of their busy schedules to visit the school their wards at the boarding facility.
He concluded by encouraging corporate organizations and philanthropists to realize the future of autistic children by providing more support that will train them to become more beneficial to the country