Give Me Hope Foundation rescues young pastor from prison 

Give Me Hope Foundation has successfully sought justice for a young pastor sentenced to serve three year in prisonfor public altercation resulting in assaults and his failure to pay ¢3000 fine by the court. 

The suspect who preaches on the street of Accra was found guilty of assaulting a man who did not allow him to preach at a said vantage point because he feels hurt by the messages of the young pastor. This resulted in misunderstanding between them which led to a the arrest of the pastor. 

The pastor was arrested and arranged before court. The court found him guilty of assault and fine him to pay or serve three years in prison. The pastor said at the point of the misunderstanding his phone was stolen and he will need police escorts to his village to inform his family of the case so they will pay the fine. However, the police could not give him that chance and have to serve the sentence and no family member knew his whereabouts in the city. 

Founder of Give Me Hope Foundation, Mr. Wisdom Dordoe was informed about the incident, he and his team paid the ¢3000 fine and worked to secure the release of the pastor from prison. 

The Foundation has also promise to help the convict integrate into the society, help him get something to do so as to earn a decent living and build a bright future for himself. 

In a related development, Mr Dordoe disclosed that this year; the foundation has paid fine for 10 people and sought their release from prison without any sponsorships,also, the foundation has taken 80 children in the slums back to school, and has organized 8 successful mentorships programs across the country. In addition, they have provided petty trading and skills development for 10 women on the street, save a lots of lives on the streets and integrated them to their communities for good. 

They are currently working on taking 50 children from the slums back to school with scholarships in the next Academic calendar. 

They are also planning a mega outreach program in which there will be a health screening, clothes donation and feeding about 2000 less privilege at Ankaful in Cape Coast prior to Christmas which is very keen and at the heart of the organization. 

“We are grateful to everybody who helped us to make this happen and continue to make great impact in people’s lives. We call on individuals, corporate entities and philanthropist to come on board so we make this change together,” Mr Dordoe added.

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