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07.04.2016 General News

Melcom Donates GHC5,000 To K’bu Hospital Et Al

By Abubakari Seidu Ajarfor
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The Melcom Care Foundation has extended its benevolence to Korle Bu Teaching hospital as part of efforts to provide quality health care delivery in the country.

Miss Sonia Sadhwani, Director of Brand Management, Melcom Group, presented a cash donation of GHc5000 as seed money for the setting up of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital Trust Fund.

Godwin Avenorgbo, Director of Communications, Melcom Group, said they do this with the intention that the hospital can garner adequate resources to for an improved health care delivery.

The second part of the donation of 1000 dollars was presented to Victoria Marfowaa Adom-Afrifa, student of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology [KNUST] to undertake her 5th year medical school elective programme in the Regensburg University Hospital in Germany for a month.

The Director of Communications, Godwin Avernorgbo noted that the donation will cover Miss Victoria’s tuition, health insurance and airport tax.

Miss Sonia made the third presentation to Elivava productions to support for their charity work in alleviating poverty by providing educational materials for primary education.

Items include large quantity of exercise books, pencils, pens, erasers, crayons, sharpeners and colour pencils to support Elivava charity concerts that seek to raise supports for the deprived schools in the communities.

Godwin Avenorgbo indicated that the relevance of the project meets their cardinal goal of assisting the needy in the rural communities to enjoy quality education in the country.

He stated that Melcom Care is also providing support to an environmental awareness project embarked upon by Miss Earth organization in the country.

According to him, Melcom Care wants to associate with this project to drive home the relevance of practicing safe environmental standards particularly among the young ones in our schools.

Godwin Avenorgbo added that Melcom Care pledges to be consistent with the goal of meeting targeted Corporate Social Responsibility [CSR] needs of the people.

He stated that “we are a people centered organization providing services and meeting daily basic needs of our cherished customers.”

Sarah Okaikoi, Member, Korle Bu Teaching Hospital Trust Fund, expressed her profound gratitude to Melcom Care and promised that the purpose for which the donation was made shall not be undermined by all standards.

She added that the donations given them shall be used for its intended purposes.

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