Royalhouse Choir Rescues Detained Mothers

Some of the beneficiaries and their babies

The
youth choir of Royalhouse Chapel International – Voices In Worship – has
discharged close to 15 mothers from the Tema General Hospital.

The
mothers, who were detained at the maternity ward for non-payment of their
medical bills, were released to go home after the choir made the payment totalling
over GH¢7,000 on their behalf.

The
gesture by the youth choir formed part of its annual social intervention
programme in honour of mothers dubbed: “Baby Project”.

Over
the years, through the inspiration of the Founder and Apostle General of
Royalhouse Chapel International, Rev. Sam Korankye-Ankrah and his wife, Rev.
Mrs. Rita Korankye-Ankrah, the choir has visited the underprivileged in places such
as the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital and the Osu Children’s Home to pay medical
bills and donate items.

Speaking
with the media, the pastor in charge of Voices In Worship, Albert Ayittey Nii
Tettey, said the intervention was in fulfillment of the motto of Royalhouse
Chapel International: “Touching our Generation with the Power of God”.

He
disclosed that there were other women who needed such assistance and thus urged
other organisations to step in to support them.

The
Deputy Director of Nursing Services at the Tema General Hospital, Mrs. Gifty
Ama Bonzie, applauded Royalhouse Chapel for the initiative and kind gesture.

“Really,
this is a very good intervention; Tema General Hospital is really touched by
this philanthropic act and the mothers have been discharged,” she remarked.

“As
I know, the Bible teaches that when one is hospitalized, there is a need to
visit that person. You have not done that alone but you have gone a long way to
actually discharge them from their state and I believe this is really remarkable
on your part,” she added.

One of the beneficiaries, who was overwhelmed by the gesture of the choir, broke down in tears when she was told her debt had been paid.

By Jamila Akweley Okertchiri



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