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Chinese in Ghana Present Christmas Gifts to Orphans

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Members of the Ghana Association of Chinese Societies on Monday presented Christmas gifts to children at the Kumasi Children's Home, a state-run orphanage in Ghana's second largest city Kumasi.

The gifts included LED TV sets, tower fans, footballs, Christmas trees, detergents, cooking oil, rice, chocolate, and other food and drink.

Presenting the items on behalf of the association, Wang Sheng, Political Counselor of the Chinese Embassy in Ghana, said the Christmas gift could improve the facilities of the orphanage and create a better environment for study and recreation for the children.

"From the smiling faces of boys and girls, I can see the happiness," Wang said.

He hailed the growing traditional friendship between China and Ghana, adding the Summit of the Forum for China-Africa Cooperation held in South Africa early this month would further enhance the bilateral ties.

"I am deeply convinced that the follow-up actions of the summit will inject new impetus into our mutually beneficial cooperation," he added.

The Ghana Association of Chinese Societies, has been supporting the socioeconomic development of Ghana.

Stephen Shen, Vice-President of Ghana Association of Chinese Societies, said the association had been helping in boosting the relations between Ghana and China since its establishment in 2013.

"We encourage our members to participate in the social work," Shen said.

Linda Osei, a Social Worker at the Kumasi Children's Home, expressed her appreciation to the Chinese association.

"We really appreciate the items given to us especially for this festive season, rice, cooking oil, beverages, everything," she said.  

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