State Head of ECOM Ghana, Muhammadu Muzzammil, building a presentation to COCBOD CEO, Joseph Boahen Aidoo
ECOM Ghana has taken the coronavirus (COVID-19) struggle to rural communities with the distribution of 1.2 million soaps to support farmers combat the infection.
The business, in partnership with
Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), is serving to to empower COCOBOD-registered
communities to help save the life of farmers and their households in the
cocoa-developing areas together with Ashanti Area, Western North Area, Southern
Area, Central Region, Brong Ahafo Area and the Japanese.
The State Head of ECOM Ghana,
Muhammadu Muzzammil, explained that generating prosperity in rural communities
needs the provision of tools to farmers to protect their health and fitness.
“In difficult times like these we cannot
sit unconcerned,” he said.
“ECOM Ghana believes in developing prosperity in rural communities, hence, we have to supply farmers the applications they have to have to shield their overall health. We commonly get the job done with about 150,000 farmers but we consider that the wider farming local community is in need to have, as a result this partnership with the COCOBOD,” he additional.
Mr. Muzzammil encouraged the farmers to wash
their arms usually with soap beneath running drinking water for at minimum 20 seconds and
also noticed the other precautionary protocols declared by the govt.
ECOM Ghana ordinarily is effective with 150,000
farmers on several entrepreneurship initiatives, which are geared toward
encouraging construct rural prosperity. The Business presents advisory providers,
education, and assist to farmers on productivity, high quality, certification, crop
diversification, environmental and other broader social concerns.
It actively invests in farmer
ability setting up to move them from subsistence farming to farming as a organization
via coaching on finest tactics. The company also engages in further
livelihood tasks that guidance revenue range.
Through its Corporate Social Duty
endeavours, ECOM Ghana has delivered infrastructure developments in wellness, entry
to potable h2o and education. The firm has refurbished seven hospitals and
35 faculties, put in above 300 boreholes, dispersed 50 computer school rooms
and invested GH¢1.4 million with the Otumfuo Agro ECOM Mobile Understanding Platform,
providing ICT education to rural young children.
ECOM Ghana is a extended-phrase trade
associate to the Ghana Cocoa Board. Its subsidiaries, Agro Ecom Ghana Minimal and
Unicom Commodities Ghana Ltd., in partnership with COCOBOD, run the major
sustainability plan in Ghana to provide traceable and sustainable cocoa from
Ghanaian farmers to chocolate suppliers in Europe and United states.
It also gives substantial-good quality Agro
Substances and farm implements at inexpensive costs to greatly enhance farm efficiency
via its Organization Crop Medical doctor Minimal.
ECOM Agroindustrial Corp. Ltd is a
top worldwide commodity merchant and sustainable provide chain Administration
Organization. As an origin-built-in enterprise operating in over 40 big manufacturing
international locations throughout the world, ECOM focuses largely on espresso, cotton, and cocoa, as
properly as collaborating in chosen other agricultural product marketplaces.