Grow a Tree and Growing Trees Network Ghana, a non-governmental organization led by Mr. Christopher Boating, its CEO, donated tree seedlings to Focos Orthopedic Hospital in honor of former President John Agyekum Kufuor .
The donation was part of the NGO’s plan to support three health centers with tree seedlings and educate them on the importance of trees for health in Greater Accra.
Likewise, the NGO made donations to orthopedic hospitals LEKMA, Tema General and Focos.
Ms. Vivian Kumasa, administrative director of the hospital that received the plants thanked the NGO for this opportunity.
She promised to put the plants to good use for the benefit of the facility.
The 70 seedlings donated included mahogany, soursop, moringa, guava, noni, papaya, coconut, cacao and prekese.
Educational leaflets were also given to them to learn more about the importance of trees.
Consultant Neurosurgeon of Focos Orthopedic Hospital, Dr. Kwadwo Poku Yankey
planted the first seedling, Mr. Christopher Boatin, CEO of the NGO, planted the second seedling on the hospital grounds.
Other officials who planted the trees were Dr. Kwadwo Poku Yankey – Consultant Neurosurgeon, Serbeh Akwasi Agyeman – Finance Manager, Emelda Baffour – Nurse Manager, Eugenia Forson – Human Resources Manager, Dr. Ludmila Fernandez Gross – Anaesthetis Consultant, Vivian Kumasa – Administration Manager, Mireku Addae – Estates Supervisor and Salifu Issah – Grounds Maintenance Supervision.