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28.01.2013 General News

Newmont Ghana Breathes New Life Into The Needy

Jonathan Akuamoah, expressing gratitude to Mr. Franklin Nuamah, Regional Manager, Site Services at Newmont Ghana. Looking on are some of people from other NGOs
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Jonathan Akuamoah, expressing gratitude to Mr. Franklin Nuamah, Regional Manager, Site Services at Newmont Ghana. Looking on are some of people from other NGOs

Newmont Ghana has donated items worth over GH¢ 30,000 to four Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in support the underprivileged in society.

The items includefurniture, curtains, and variety of kitchenware, assorted electrical appliances and bathroom wares. The four beneficiaryinstitutions are United Way Ghana, Compassion Rehabilitation Centre, The Country-Side Orphanage all in Accra, and Village of Hope in Gomoa Fetteh in the Central Region.

Speaking at a ceremony in Accra, Franklin Nuamah, Deputy Regional Manager, Support Services at Newmont Ghana, said the donation was part of Newmont's Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and aimed at improving thelives of the less privileged.

“Asacompany, helping the underprivileged is very much in keeping with value of demonstrating leadership in social responsibility” said Mr. Nuamah.

Jonathan Akuamoah, Executive Director of United Way Ghana, who receivedthe items on behalf of the beneficiaries, commended Newmont Ghana for their continuous support.

He acknowledged the immense support Newmont has offered the organization since its association with Newmont in 2006.

He said “This donation will go along way to help the children in the various orphanages to also enjoy decent lives.”

Last year, the company also donated a vehicle and an amount of GH¢120,000 to United Way Ghana (UWG) through its Workplace Giving Program dubbed “Boa Me Na Me Mmoa Wo” which is aimed at helping the underprivileged in society.

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