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Chirano Mines shows love to widows on Valentine’s day

By: Graphic Business
The widows in a group photograph after the event

Chirano Mines last Friday (February 14), showed love to over 450 widows from 14 communities within the Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai and Sefwi-Wiawso Municipal.

The company donated items, ranging from cooking oil, rice, mackerel, toiletries and also shared words of motivation with these widows.

Speaking at the event, the Senior Community Relations Officer of Chirano Mines, Ms Eunice Whaja Donkor, said the company had been organising the programme for the last five years in a bid to put smiles on the faces in the widows in their catchment areas.

A counsellor, Rev. Bismarck Koranteng, was also present to motivate and encourage the widows from biblical perspective, while Ms Barbra Larweh, a widow cum counsellor also advised the widows on how to conduct themselves and strive higher to cater for their homes.

Two welfare officers from the two municipalities were also call upon to motivate and encourage the widows not to give up in life but rather, put themselves together and work hard to cater for their children.

The welfare officers also urged the widows to register and join some of the government policies that covers widows.

Some of the widows were also given the opportunity to share their life experience and advise each other.

The Human Resource Manager of Chirano Mines, Mr Thomas Nyarko-Danquah in his speech also motivated and challenged the widows to work harder to cater for themselves and their children as well.