Car dealership company, Wofa Sem Motors, has donated items worth thousands of cedis to widows in Tepa in the Ashanti Region of Ghana.
The donation made to the widows includes; bags of rice, oil, and other consumable products was part of the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility.
Wofa Sem Motors also organized a health screening exercise for the widows in the town.
Ghanaian entertainers including Kuame Eugene, Frank Naro, Joyce Blessing, and other Kumawood actors like Komfo Kolege, Osoode, etc, graced the event with an electric performance to entertain the widows.
Speaking during the donation, Komfo Kolege, known in real life as Collins Oteng urged the government to implement measures to assist widows in the country.
He noted that widows find themselves in challenging situations after the loss of their husbands, leaving them vulnerable.
He emphasizes that widows struggle to provide for their families, especially after losing the support of their late husbands’ contributions.
“Wofa Sem is dedicated to supporting the needy at all times, but the government can also do more to support widows who are struggling to make ends meet,” he said.
Komfo Kolege urged the government to consider establishing a dedicated ministry or incorporating a widows’ support system under the Ministry of Gender to ensure more comprehensive assistance for widows.
He also took the opportunity to call on the affluent in society to be mindful of widows and extend their support to them.
On his part, the Paramount Chief of Tepa, Nana Adusei Atwenewa Ampem, expressed gratitude to Wofa Sem Motors for the gesture.
“You have made up your mind to assist widows and the needy. The bible says there is more blessing in giving than receiving and I pray God blesses you for your generosity. I thank you, and your staff for the support,” he said.
He added residents of Tepa will always support Wofa Sem in all his endeavors.
“We will not abandon you, we will support you always. Previously my people would come to me and ask, what I am doing for them this Christmas Your support will a long way in helping them celebrate this year’s Christmas” He added.
Meanwhile, the people of Tepa have called for more support to help alleviate the hardship of the needy in the community.