Airtel Ghana has donated an undisclosed amount of money, carpentry tools and electrical appliances to Masjidul Bayaan Foundation at a short ceremony in Tamale.
The foundation which caters for over 600 orphans and the aged in the community, aims to nurse and raise orphans, by offering them with quality education, access to health and acquire vocational skills.
The donation is in fulfilment of Airtel Ghana’s commitment to making a change and impacting the lives of the less privileged in the Ghanaian society through its sustainable and award winning corporate social responsibility initiative Airtel Touching Lives.
The Airtel Touching Lives initiative offers a platform to celebrate humanity, whilst inspiring hope and enhancing people’s quality of life. It identifies extraordinary people from all walks of life with dire needs and aims at fostering a culture of giving selflessly and nominating extraordinary individuals, who ought to be given a gateway to a better life.
Airtel’s Zonal Business Manager for the Northern Region, Kwame Osafo Amoah, presenting the items said Airtel Ghana was committed to making a change and a positive impact to lives in communities through its sustainable CSR programmes.
“We believe that this presentation will support your foundation in diverse ways to bring smiles to the faces of these young children,” he said.
Receiving the items, Sheikh Basha Ibrahim commended the company for honouring their promise towards his foundation, saying “I am very much grateful to Airtel Touching Lives for coming here to do us the honour of presenting these items to the foundation.”
“These tools will help the teachers to train the kids to acquire technical knowledge so they can have a source of livelihood. These items have been accepted in good faith and I pray that Allah continues to bless your business to be able to do more for humanity,” he added.