UG Students From Less Endowed Schools Receive From LIC Cedi Club

Ms Asibi Ofori, President of LIC Cedi Club

The Legon Interdenominational Church (LIC) Cedi Club has donated assorted food items to six (6)  Level 100 students from less endowed schools, who applied for financial aid during the 2013/2014.  The brief ceremony was held at the Conference Room of Student Financial Aid Office (SFAO).

The President of the Legon Interdenominational church (LIC) Cedi Club, Ms Asibi Ofori who spoke on behalf of the Club said that, they receive contributions from members of the church to support the less privileged. She hoped that, even though the Club has started this gesture on a small note, the Lord, who is the provider, would increase their donations with time.

Dr. James K. Adomako, Dean of Student Affairs

The Dean of Student Affairs, Dr. James K. Adomako thanked the club for the donation. He expressed the hope that the number of beneficiaries would increase as the Club expands. He assured the Club of God’s blessings for their gesture.

Head of the Students Financial Aid Office (SFAO), Mrs. Christine Baning indicated that, the Club approached the SFAO office sometime ago to indicate their desire to donate to students from less endowed schools. She added that the SFAO hence started a process of identifying beneficiaries through the application process of the UG Scholarship for Level 100 Students.

The President of the University of Ghana Student Representative Council (SRC), Mr Edem Agbana paid glowing tribute to the Club’s initiative.   He appealed to individuals and institutions to emulate the LIC Cedi Club’s gesture.

One of the beneficiaries who spoke on-behalf of his colleagues stated that the donation came as a surprise to them.  He added that the donation will contribute to enhancing their lives on campus during the semester.

The other members of the club who attended the ceremony were Mr. Kofi Yeboah, General Secretary and Mr. Ibrahim Baidoo, Vice President.

Beneficiaries in a group photograph with their benefactors after the ceremony