MTN Ghana Foundation together with MTN employee volunteers gave a warm welcome to Christmas babies when they presented them with 250 baby hampers on Christmas Day.
The baby hampers, comprising blankets, diapers, wipes, towels, shawls, bibs, toiletries, clothes, and other baby essentials were distributed to mothers who delivered in 19 hospitals in 11 regions. In addition to baby essentials, this year’s package also included sanitizers and nose masks to protect the mothers against COVID-19.
The hospitals which received the volunteers are Tema General Hospital, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Sunyani Regional Hospital, Tamale Teaching Hospital, West Gonja Government Hospital, Bolga Regional Hospital, Nalegrigu Baptist Medical Center, Wa Regional Hospital, Cape Coast Teaching Hospital, Effia Nkwanta Hospital, Essikado Community Hospital and Kwesimintim District Hospital. The others are Koforidua Regional Hospital, St. Joseph Hospital, Koforidua SDA Hospital, Ho Teaching hospital, Royal Hospital, Ho Trafalgar Regional Hospital and Ho Municipal Hospital.
In the Northern Business District, Acting General Manager, Adwoa Baah Obeng led MTN staff volunteers to present hampers to babies at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, whilst Rhoderlyn Entsua-Mensah, the Sustainability manager of the MTN Ghana Foundation led the team in the southern business district. David Woasey, Manager for Regional Distribution (Western & Central) led the team in that part of the country.
Commenting on the presentation, the Acting General Manager for Northern Business District said “as a caring brand we have made a decision to visit hospitals and show love to babies born on Christmas Day. This is an annual program that we are proud of and even in the midst of Covid-19, MTN seemed it important to still reach out to mothers and babies born on December 25th and 26th.
She said, “Christmas as we all know is a season for showing love and sharing with one another. As always, we aim to put smiles on the faces of mothers annually through these donations.”
The mothers who received the hampers were overjoyed by the Christmas baby hampers. They commended MTN Ghana Foundation for the exceptional show of love.
Since 2011, the MTN Ghana Foundation has donated over 1500 hampers to babies born between 24th and 26th December. The donation is one of the many ways MTN Ghana Foundation has catered for the needs of several individuals across Ghana.