Mobile Telecommunication giant, MTN Ghana, has given 50 hampers to babies who were born on 25 and 26 December 2022.
The donation which is part of MTN Corporate Social responsibility is an annual event to show love to mothers and their babies for safe delivery as well as sharing in their joy.
The hampers which were contained assorted baby products were aimed at supporting and encouraging the mothers who had to go through labour pains to receive their babies during the festive season.
The babies who received the gifts were born at Effia-Nkwata Regional Hospital, Essikadu Government Hospital, Cape Coast Teaching Hospital and Sewfi Wiawso Government Hospital.
MTN Ghana Foundation, since 2011 has been putting smiles on the faces of mothers during December 26 during the festive season annually.
Mr. Prince Owusu-Nyarko, the Senior Manager of MTN Ghana South-West sector, who welcome the newborn babies when presenting the hampers to the mothers’ at Effia-Nkwanta Regional Hospital said, the telecommunication giant through its foundation was putting smiles on 50 babies who were born on the Christmas day across the country.
He added that MTN Ghana as a culture do not only take from their customers, but they also give back to society.
The Medical Officer at the Neonatal Intensive Care unit at Effia-Nkwanta Regional Hospital, Dr. Eugene Nkrumah, in an interview commended MTN Ghana for the kind gesture.
He urged other corporate entities including NGOs and philanthropists to emulate MTN Ghana to address challenges confronting public hospitals for proper healthcare delivery across the country.
Dr. Nkrumah appealed to MTN Ghana to come to the aid of Effia-Nkwanta Regional Hospital and support them, adding that the Effia-Nkwanta is the only referral hospital in the region and receives a lot of referral cases every day.
The Paramount Chief of Essikadu Traditional Area Nana Kobena Nketsia V, who joined MTN Ghana to donates the hampers to the mothers’ of the newborn babies said children are blessing and heritage of every society and need to be supported to develop well.
Source: Ghananest.com/Matthew O. A. Dadzie