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Cargill supports Tema residents with food items amid Covid-19 pandemic

Cargill executives with Hon. Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah MP (2nd left), Deputy Minister of Trade & Sector.

Cargill Ghana Limited, a subsidiary of Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate, has presented meals goods to over a thousand family members in distinctive communities in Tema and its environs where by the corporation operates.

The gesture was in fulfilment of the company’s pledge to aid the vulnerable and much less privileged to cope with government’s directive on lockdown to support combat the spread of the Covid-19 in the place.

The business which generates high-excellent cocoa and chocolate to the environment presented food items items like luggage of rice, cartons of Indomie noodles and tomato paste and cartons of vegetable oil.

Presenting the items on behalf of Cargill, Human Useful resource Leader for Cargill West Africa, Francis Yohuno mentioned as a foods processing company, the enterprise considered it important to support folks and people who do not have suitable income to keep house for days with out likely out to locate food items.

“At Cargill our primary obligation is to feed the environment. When the Coronavirus (COVID-19) established in, centered on the well-supposed limits govt has imposed to restrict the distribute, we recognized ton of individuals will have complications.

“We have therefore determined to supply food for the aged, needy and underprivileged in purchase to set food stuff on their table as they continue to be at property,” Mr Yohuno explained.

Receiving the goods on behalf of the Tema West Constituency, Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah, MP for the spot thanked Cargill for the variety gesture.

The Deputy Trade Minister explained the donation was important as the Constituency is portion of the lockdown and certain them of distributing them to the susceptible and significantly less privileged.

“This is a gesture deserving of commendation and we entreat other companies to emulate exact same and arrive to the aid of the vulnerable and fewer privileged especially in critical times like this as we continue to struggle the Covid-19 pandemic,” Mr Ahenkorah stated.

Cargill’s donation forms component efforts to deliver reduction to communities and people in Tema the place the company operates its state-of-the-art cocoa processing facility, in the wake of the financial impression of the coronavirus pandemic.

Existing at the donation also had been Cargill Ghana Handling Director, Aedo van der Weij Ama Mintah, Head of Finance, and Wise Darkwah, Plant Manager.

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