MELCOM Group has donated cash and items to organisations and individuals in support of various developmental projects being pursued by these organisations across the country. The Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KATH)received
erasers, crayons, sharpeners and coloured pencils for distribution to primary schools. Victoria Adom-Afrifa, a medical student from the Kwame
GH¢5,000 as seed money for the setting up of the KATH Trust Fund, and Elivava Productions, a charity organisation, received exercise books, pencils, pens,
Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, was also supported with US$1,000 to undertake her 5th year Medical School Elective programme in Germany.
Speaking at a short ceremony in Accra, the Director of Communications of Melcom Group, Godwin Avenorgbo, said the company was committed to supporting genuine courses that had gone unnoticed, adding that it would be consistent in providing Ghanaians with services that met daily basic needs. Sarah Okaikoi, member of the KATH Trust Fund, told The Ghanaian Times in an interview, that the Fund was necessary to ensure adequate resources to the hospital for quality health care delivery. She appealed to other corporate organisations to support KATH by contributing to the Fund.
Tina Mensah of the Elivava Productions, expressed her gratitude to Melcom for supporting her quest to provide learning tools to pupils, and urged Ghanaians to embark on similar projects to alleviate poverty in deprived areas.
By Claude Nyarko Adams