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February 15, 2024.

Tema West Municipal Assembly Hosts Valentine's Day Celebration for People with Disabilities and Caregivers.

In a heartwarming display of community spirit and inclusivity, the Tema West Municipal Assembly organized a special Valentine's Day celebration dedicated to individuals with disabilities and their caregivers. Held at the forecourt of the municipal assembly, the event aimed to honor and uplift those often marginalized in society, spreading love and joy on this special day.

The initiative was part of the municipality's ongoing efforts to foster a more inclusive and supportive environment for all its residents. Spearheaded by municipal officials and supported by various community organizations, the event brought together people from diverse backgrounds to celebrate love and friendship.

"We believe that everyone deserves to feel valued and cherished, especially on Valentine's Day," remarked Mrs. Clara Sowah, Head of Social Welfare and Community Development for Tema West Municipal Assembly. "This celebration is a testament to our commitment to building a community where everyone is included and respected."

Attendees were treated to a variety of activities designed to create a festive and welcoming atmosphere. Music filled the air as guests enjoyed dancing, games, and interactive performances. Volunteers from local organizations provided assistance and support, ensuring that everyone could participate fully in the festivities.

One of the highlights of the event was the distribution of food items generously donated by local businesses and individuals. Attendees received packages containing essentials such as rice, canned mackerel, tomatoes, and towels, providing much-needed support to both people with disabilities and their caregivers.

The Valentine's Day celebration also served as a platform for raising awareness about the challenges faced by people with disabilities and advocating for greater inclusion and accessibility in the community. Through meaningful interactions and conversations, attendees had the opportunity to connect with one another and build supportive networks.

As the event drew to a close, organizers expressed their gratitude to everyone who contributed to making the celebration a success. They emphasized the importance of continuing to work together to create a more inclusive society where everyone can thrive and feel valued.

The Valentine's Day celebration hosted by the Tema West Municipal Assembly exemplifies the power of community collaboration and compassion in making a positive impact on the lives of marginalized individuals. As the municipality continues its efforts to promote inclusion and diversity, events like these serve as reminders of the importance of spreading love and kindness to all members of society.

Source:TWMA/MIS