Former MP, Heloo, Honoured

Dr Bernice Adiku Heloo, laureate of the 2021 Humanitarian Awards Global, has said the award will inspire her to do more in support of human development for the benefit of the nation.

  "This award will inspire me to do more, now that I'm out of Parliament, for benefit of the nation," the elated former Member of Parliament (MP) for Hohoe said.

   She was awarded a humanitarian award for her valuable contribution and support to human development at the 2021 Humanitarian Awards Global ceremony, held in Accra. 

  The 2021 Humanitarian Awards Global, held on the theme, "Celebrating Change Makers" is held annually to recognise, honour and celebrate volunteer leaders, non-governmental organisations, philanthropists, corporations and professionals, to reward them for their valuable contributions to society. 

  The former MP, who was also a former Deputy Minister for the Environment, won the best Humanitarian Award in HIV/AIDS and other Communicable Diseases support category through her Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Pro-Link Organisation.

   Pro-Link Organisation has for the past twenty (20) years provided places of abode and support to persons living with HIV/ AIDS in nine support groups and other communicable diseases across the country. 

 The NGO also aims at preventing gender-based violence and the promotion of education in deprived communities has offices in all the former 10 regions of Ghana.

   In an interview with the Ghana News Agency (GNA) Dr. Heloo expressed gratitude to the organisers for the recognition and stated the award will inspire her to do more. 

  She challenged young people to brighten the little corners in which they lived through what she described as ‘little service’ to humanity to make the world a better place for all.