In a heartwarming display of unity and support, a fundraising campaign aimed at securing funds for Mr Philip Atawura’s kidney transplant in India has exceeded all expectations. Launched on May 17, 2023, the campaign set out to raise GHC700,000 to cover the medical expenses of Mr Atawura’s life-saving procedure. The campaign, fueled by the generosity of individuals and organizations, has managed to accumulate a staggering total of GHC679,341, equivalent to $60,632.
The success of the campaign is a testament to the incredible solidarity and compassion displayed by a diverse group of contributors. The outpouring of support from various quarters has not only met but surpassed the set target, providing a glimmer of hope for Mr Atawura’s future health and well-being.
The campaign’s organizers extend their deepest gratitude to every individual and entity that played a part in this remarkable achievement. The following people and organizations are being acknowledged for their immense contributions to the fundraiser:
– UTAG-GIJ and UTAG National Executive Council
– Ghana Association of University Administrators UniMAC-GIJ
– UniMAC-GIJ SRC
– UniMAC-GIJ GRASAG
– UniMAC-GIJ Alumni and current Year Groups
– SoGSaR-GIJ Alumni and current Year Groups
– Students of GIJ
– FJMS NSS personnel
– Mr. Azure Awuni Manasseh
– Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority
– Hydronomics Ltd.
– Hon. Mustapha Hamid
– Mr Sulemana Koney
– Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom
– Glostal Aluminium Systems Ltd.
– School of Communication and Media Studies-UEW
– The Knights and Ladies of Marshall
– Accra Excel Lions Club
– Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church
– Suhum Secondary and Technical School Year Groups
– St. Anthony’s Preparatory Schools Year Groups
– ROSA MUCG
– Family and friends
– Anonymous contributors
– General public
The organizers express their heartfelt appreciation to both the highest and the smallest donors. From the individual who contributed GHC150,000 to the one who gave just 20 pesewas, every contribution played an integral role in making this campaign a success. The overwhelming support received has truly touched the hearts of all involved.
With the total funds raised, all necessary documentation for Mr Atawura’s kidney transplant has been meticulously prepared. In the coming days, he and his family will embark on a journey to India where he will undergo the life-changing procedure. The family requests the collective prayers of the community for a successful surgery and recovery.
The success of this fundraising campaign stands as a shining example of the positive impact that collective efforts can achieve. Once again, the organizers extend their heartfelt gratitude to every supporter, reiterating that their contributions have not only given financial aid but have also infused Mr Atawura and his family with hope, strength, and a renewed faith in humanity.
In their closing statement, the organizers express their gratitude by saying, “Thank you and God bless you.” The story of Mr Atawura’s journey underscores the power of compassion and unity in making a life-changing difference.