Life walk is one of the major social events of the International Central Gospel Church (ICGC) held every year in Accra and other parts of the country. The event started in March 2005 and has become the longest running and largest single health walk in the country.
‘WALK FOR LIFE’ with emphasis on the health benefits to participants
To promote the health and physical well-being of ICGC congregations and members.
To provide an avenue for generating funds internally to support the church’s social and community development projects.
18 kilometers – starting and ending at ICGC Christ Temple
Christ Temple – Abossey Okai Traffic Light - Obetsebi Lamptey Circle – Graphic Road – Trust Bank (Farisco) – TUC – National Theatre – CEPS Headquarters - Independence Square – Castle Traffic Light – Osu Police Station – La Veterinary Junction – Labone Junction – Danquah Circle – Ako Adjei Interchange - Nkrumah Circle – Obetsebi Lamptey Circle – Christ Temple
Requirements for Participation:
Pick up a Lifewalk ‘Walking Tag’ from ICGC Christ Temple or any ICGC assembly in Accra-Tema.
Available Facilities and Services during the walk:
Water points for drinking and sponging
Recovery bus services
Safety and security
Nestle’ Ghana Ltd., Voltic Ghana Ltd., PNT Pharmacy Ltd., Fan Milk Ghana Ltd., Dannex Ghana Ltd., Plaxo Klein Ltd., Puma Sports Ltd., Capital 02 Ltd., Ecobuild Ltd., Vanderpuye-Orgle Estates Ltd., Fortis Aqua Construction Ltd., Ghana Education Service, National Ambulance Service, Zoomlion Ghana Ltd. and The Media.
Current Social Intervention Projects:
In the past five (5) years, ICGC has committed over GHC800,000.00 to major social intervention projects in selected institutions and communities in the country.
ICGC currently provides financial support to the Childhood Cancer Unit of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital towards medication, especially for patients who cannot afford the full cost of treatment.
In 2011, ICGC gave the Childhood Cancer Unit GHC5, 000.00 every month amounting to GHC60, 000.00 for the year.
In 2012, ICGC support to the Unit has been increased to GHC6, 000.00 every month amounting to GHC72, 000.00 at the end of this year.