Research Assistant and Philanthropist, Miss Ilona Westphal Donates Hearing Aids to University of Education, Winneba

A research assistant and philanthropist Miss Ilona Westphal of the Europa –Universitat Flensburg of Germany has donated Hearing aids to the Center for Hearing and Speech Services of the Department of Special Education, University of Education, Winneba.

Donating the items, Miss Ilona Westphal said the donation is a result of her desire to support the center to meet the demand of its clients.

Receiving the items on behalf on the Centre, the coordinator –REHAB-CHSS-UEW Mr. Emmanuel K. Akyeampong thanked Miss Westphal for the kind gesture.

He said, the donation had come at an opportune time and would be used for its intended purpose. Mr. Akyeampong however noted that hearing aids were very expensive, making it difficult for lots of people to afford.
Hearing Aids donated by Miss Ilona Westphal Ghcampus.com
                                 Hearing Aids donated by Miss Ilona Westphal


Dr. Nyadu Offei, The Head of The Centre who was also present said, UEW being a teaching institution is so much interested in making follow-up into the schools to find out how the hearing aids were being used to improve teaching and learning.

Present at the short ceremony were Mr. Emmmanuel K. Akyeampong (Rehabilitation Coordinator), Mr. Collins Sesi (An Audiologist), Mrs. Doreen Amponsah-kusi (Senior Nursing Officer) and Miss Edna Offei (a Nurse Intern).

Paa Paintsil/Kwame Sekyere-Winneba-Winneba

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