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Tema-based steel manufacturer, B5 Plus, has reached out to the needy in the Chipoli, Kpone, Ningo, Pram Pram, Larpleku and Dwahanya area with donations of food parcels to 700 hundred families.
According to the Chairman of B5 Plus, Mukesh Thakwani, the company is well aware that the COVID-19 pandemic is having a devastating impact on millions of people around the globe and that Ghana has not been spared.
“We realise that the poor are under the most vulnerable who have suddenly and without asking for it been placed in a precarious position where survival has become traumatic,” he said.
B5 Plus hope that these contributions will help those needy families to lessen the stress of the pandemic,” Thakwani said.
B5 Plus has in time past supported the above communities in diverse ways including free health screening and scholarships for brilliant and needy children in those areas.
The company has also offered employment opportunities for youth within those communities, and continues to engage them with aid.
B5 Plus Company is Ghana’s topmost steel firm which places high premium on excellent customer care.
The Company has been supportive of the Ghanaian Government One District One Factory initiative, building an $80 million steel factory in that regard.
Mr Thakwani also said that B5 Plus is actively involved in CSR activities through the B5 Plus Care Foundation.
“B5 Plus also plans to extend the free foodstuff donations to other families besides for the 700 who have already been helped. We are also in the process of receiving medical protection kits which we would like to donate to the health workers and hospital. Together and we will win the fight against COVID-19 and Ghana will emerge as the winner,” Thakwani said.
B5 Plus is also giving free oxygen up to the 30th of April to government hospitals.
Source: 3news.com | Ghana