The Ghana Association of Bankers has donated GH¢300,000 to aid the ‘Feed the Frontline’ initiative of the Ghana Covid-19 Private Sector Fund.
A member of the Affiliation, John Awuah, presented a cheque for the volume at a short ceremony in Accra. He urged other folks and organisation to guidance in whatsoever way they can in the battle against Covid-19.
“There’s a crisis we are going through as a people so the Ghana Affiliation of Bankers, which is a composition of all the banking institutions in the country, arrived alongside one another to set up a fund to help in the combat against the [coronavirus] and in regardless of what way we could as a body company,” Mr. Awuah reported.
“What we are doing now is to make certain that at minimum from our viewpoint, the folks who are at the frontline, experiencing the patients and producing certain that the remedy is likely on as proposed the people facing the disaster are effectively fed, are properly taken treatment of.”
Beneath the ‘Feed the Frontline’ initiative, the Ghana Covid-19 Non-public Sector Fund is providing every day lunch and meal packs to medical doctors, nurses and other wellness pros at the frontlines in the fight against Covid-19.
The job has currently taken off at the Ga East Hospital, which is now the key nationwide Covid-19 treatment centre. It will be expanded in due course to other services.
Getting the donation from the GAB on behalf of the fund, the handling trustee, Mr. Senyo Hosi, expressed gratitude on behalf of the country for the gesture and also known as for much more donations to all of the initiatives becoming undertaken by the Ghana Covid-19 Personal Sector Fund.
“This war versus covid-19 is becoming waged on various fronts and we are complimenting as quite a few of the government’s attempts as we can to help halt the distribute of the ailment, deal with those who may well be infected and as significantly as doable ease the economic effect of this pandemic,” Mr. Hosi said.
Mr. Hosi added: “We are constructing infectious condition isolation and treatment method centres throughout the country and we have to have your help to bring them all to fruition not just to deal with the existing pandemic but foreseeable future ones as properly. It is equally vital that we choose really very good treatment of the frontline health and fitness personnel who are getting treatment of our brothers and sisters who have now been infected.
“These medical doctors and nurses are executing a yeoman’s job for very long several hours each day and we don’t want them to get worried about where the subsequent food will come from although they are at work and that is why we released this ‘Feed the Frontline’ initiative.
We are grateful to the Ghana Association of Bankers for being amongst the first to donate to this initiative and we are looking ahead to far more assist from persons and other corporates out there.”
The Ghana Covid-19 Personal Sector Fund is an initiative by private company executives who set it up with a seed fund of GH¢1million.
The trustees of the fund carry on to marketing campaign to elevate at minimum GH¢100million from regional and global firms as very well as the normal community to support the fight towards Covid-19 in Ghana. For more details on how to donate/lead, you should go to: www.ghanacovid19fund.com