Reroy Cable Limited, manufacturers of electrical cables, on Monday presented a cheque for GHc100,000.00 to the COVID-19 Trust Fund to support people who would be affected by the impact of the disease.
Mr Anthony Mensah, the Public Relations Officer, Reroy Cable Limited who presented the cheque on behalf of the company, said the gesture was part of the organization’s corporate social responsibility to respond to emergencies.
He commended the government for instituting measures to contain the spread of the disease, adding that the company had presented medical equipment to other health institutions to help curb the spread of the disease.
He called for a concerted effort to win the COVID-19 fight, urging other organizations to support the Fund.
The company also presented medical items to the National Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and Burns Centre, Korle-Bu Hospital to protect the staff of the centre.
The items worth GHc20,000, include 20 gallons of hand sanitizers, 10 gallons of liquid soaps, 40 Veronica buckets, 30 pieces of Personal Protective Equipment, 100 packs of tissues and five boxes of gloves.
Mrs Akosua Frema Osei-Opare, the Chief of Staff, who received the cheque thanked the company for the gesture and promise to use the fund for its intended purposes.
She urged Ghanaians to adhere to the precautionary measures including social distancing and hygiene protocols to curb the spread of the virus.
Dr Opoku Ware Ampomah, the Director in charge of National Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and Burns Centre, Korle-Bu Hospital commended Reroy Cable for the donation.
Parliament on April 2, passed the COVID-19 National Trust Fund Bill, 2020, under a certificate of urgency.
The Bill will support the needy and the vulnerable who have been afflicted or impacted by the pandemic and for related matters.