Chief Executive Officer for ODULAIR Ghana Limited, Ernest Domie has presented an amount of GH¢ 30,000.00 to six autistic children at the Dzorwulu Special School to facilitate their studies and training.
Mr. Ernest Domie made the presentation as part of activities to celebrate his 41st birthday with the less privileged in society.
He also presented to the over 200 pupils of the school, bottled water, soft drinks and packs of lunch and music to make their afternoon a complete one.
Ernest Domie, who supplies medical equipment and a dealer in rice and sugar across the West African sub-Region, has over the years treated pupils of the Dzorwulu Special School to parties and merry making during his birthday celebrations as a way to bring joy, happiness and love to the physically and mentally challenged children of the school.
The pupils who could not hide their excitement during the party sang birthday tunes in admiration of the ODULAIR CEO and his team.
In his words of encouragement, the Chief Executive Officer of the Company, mentioned that he holds a sense of gratitude to God who in divers ways granted him the energy to work tirelessly throughout the year and therefore proper he extends love to people who need love in society.
“If God blesses you to have little to feed on, it is proper to extend a helping hand to those who need some love to feel part of the society. It is not their wish to be born with physical or mental impairment, however, individuals could assist to make life meaningful to these young ones,” Ernest Domie stated.
He encouraged parents who in one way or the other find their children in the special states not to attempt to do anything untoward to these children since their conditions are not hopeless.
According to Ernest Domie, an autistic child if given the required medication and training could perform all tasks as any other person and could do better compared to some children.
“No child born with difficulties should be left to suffer. God has a way of doing things, which human mind cannot understand,” he told the parents and teachers.
He promised to annually celebrate the occasion with the pupils of the Dzorwulu Special School so that the students would feel good as they learn to become responsible leaders in the future.
The CEO thanked the staff and non teaching staff of the Dzorwulu Special School for the sacrifice in taking care of the little ones to realize their potentials.
Among the entourage of the ODULAIR boss to distribute the items to the entire pupils was the assistant coach of the Ghana National Team, the Black Stars, Coach Maxwell Konadu.
Ghana’s Afro pop, dancehall and reggae artiste, Livingstone Etse Satekla, also known as Stonebwoy, Denning Edem Hotor, a Ghanaian recording and entertainer, Ayigbe Edem and movie star, John Dumelo were also present.
Ernest Domie, a staunch Catholic revealed in an interview with the Daily Democrat, that he feels fulfilled to see the day especially when the occasion to celebrate with the pupils of the special school precedes the period of lent on the Christian calendar.
Accompanied by two Catholic priests from the Adenta Catholic dioceses where he fellowships, the priests offered prayers to the children and the wards of the school to enable them work continually for the less privileged ones in their care.
Mr. Frederick Tetteh, the assistant headmaster of the school thanked the CEO of ODULAIR Ghana Limited for choosing to celebrate his birthday with the school annually.
He prayed that the love shown by the CEO to the pupils would forever be cherished at all times.