The Tema Shipyard and Drydock has donated assorted food items and an amount of Gh¢5,500 to the Marfo Children Care Foundation in Tema community 11.
The donation forms part of the company’s corporate social responsibility.
The items were presented by the Head of Planning at Tema Shipyard Senam Fiagbenya on behalf of the management of the company.
She was accompanied by Samuel Owusu Appiah, the Head of Sales and Marketing and the Public Relations Officer of the company.
Speaking to Oman FM, Senam Fiagbenya explained that the management of Shipyard and Drydock saw the need to give back to the society hence their decision to be a blessing to the Marfo Children Care foundation.
“As a corporate body, we believe we should care and support the community in which we operate in. And so we couldn’t have gone through a whole successful year without giving back to the community,” Senam Fiagbenya explained.
She expressed the commitment of the company to continue to support the foundation.
“Our message to the children today is that we love and we’re part of them and we will do our best to make sure that it doesn’t end here,” she stated.
The Board Chairman of the Marfo Children Care foundation Rev. Isaac Appenteng, who received the items expressed gratitude to the management of the company for the kind gesture.
He promised to ensure that the donation is used in taking care of the children.
The Marfo Children Care foundation currently has seventeen with some already in the tertiary institutions.