The Diamond Cement Group has donated 250 tonnes of cement in the direction of the building of the 100-mattress infectious ailment isolation and therapy facility at the Ga East Healthcare facility in Accra.
Producing the donation at the project internet site, Mukesh Kumar Manubhai Patel, Chairman of Diamond Cement Team claimed the gesture was component of the company’s corporate social accountability (CSR) initiatives.
He was hopeful it will go a extensive way in creating up Ghana’s defences towards the Covid-19 pandemic.
“On behalf of the Group and as part of our CSR, we are incredibly delighted to donate 250 tonnes of cement for this Covid-19 job and I’m guaranteed it will enable the Ghanaian individuals,” Mr. Patel claimed.
“We also hope that the venture must be accomplished in thanks time.”
The $4.5 million challenge is set for completion by the end of May, just six months soon after it started.
It will go down in heritage as a single of the speediest design initiatives of its variety in the place.
It was initiated by the Ghana Covid-19 Private Sector Fund (GCPS-Fund), which has been boosting funding to total it in excellent time to treat critically unwell Covid-19 sufferers.
Using delivery of the donation from the Diamond Cement delegation, Normal Secretary of the Ghana Medical Affiliation (GMA), Dr. Justice Yankson, who is a technical adviser to the GCPS-Fund expressed gratitude for the company’s gesture.
Dr. Yankson said, “This gesture is a pretty big a person. We are grateful for your support. We know your goods are of great quality and we are joyful you’re here to see what we are also accomplishing. We know we can usually rely on you.”
Dr George Dawson-Ahmoah, Government Secretary of the Chamber of Cement Producers in Ghana lauded the Diamond Cement Team their “bold” contribution in the direction of the undertaking and the nation’s struggle back again towards the novel coronavirus.
“That is truly a laudable and commendable donation that they are producing towards this project,” he said.
“So on behalf of the Chamber of Cement Companies in Ghana, we want to commend the Diamond Cement Group for this bold initiative, for this bold energy.”
Dr. Amoah urged a lot more organisations and people to donate towards the profitable and timely completion of the venture.
“I am making use of this channel to attraction to all sectors, to all industries, even folks to glance at the severity, the consequences, the impression of this pandemic and contribute to its eradication,” he explained.
The GCPS-Fund is an initiative by non-public business executives who set it up with a seed fund of 1 Million Ghana Cedis.
They have also been campaigning to increase at minimum Just one Hundred Million Ghana Cedis from neighborhood and intercontinental resources to support the government of Ghana’s fight towards the Covid-19 pandemic.
For more info on how to donate/contribute, remember to take a look at: www.ghanacovid19fund.com