Ecobank Ghana, has made donations price over GHS200, 000.00 to a few communities within the Volta area affected by floods, following the spillage of the Akosombo and Kpong dams.
The three beneficiary communities are Sopkoe in South Tongu District, New Bakpa Zorotodzi and Adidome, each within the Central Tongu District.
The objects included 5,730 baggage of sachet water, 675 baggage of 5kg rice, and 6 bales of used clothes.
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The financial institution additionally introduced assorted drugs to the 2 district hospitals, as a part of the donations.
Speaking on the presentation ceremony, Dr D. Kasser Tee, Marketing and Corporate Communications Manager of Ecobank Ghana mentioned “The bank shares in the pain of the displaced people in the three communities who have had their livelihoods severely affected by the floods. Their homes are gone, they have no access to good healthcare and education for their children.”
“It is in this regard that Ecobank Ghana, as a corporate entity, and its employees, mobilised resources for these donations. It is our contribution to efforts made by individuals, other corporate bodies and the state to help put smiles on the faces of the affected people,” he mentioned.
He assured the three communities that Ecobank had at all times been a good friend of the Volta Region and would go the additional mile to assist restore livelihoods by contributing to make sure that normalcy returns to the affected villages.
He made reference to November 2021, when Ecobank labored by way of the Ghana Association of Banks to supply assist to the individuals of Keta at a time that folks in lots of communities have been displaced by tidal waves.
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The District Coordinating Director of the Central Tongu District Assembly, Gabriel Adzago, who spoke on behalf of the District Chief Executive Mr Thomas Moore Zonyrah, expressed gratitude to Ecobank for the type gesture and warranted that the objects can be distributed equitably among the many victims.
The District Chief Executive of South Tongu District Assembly, Mr Seth Kwasi Agbi, additionally applauded the donations made by Ecobank and appealed for extra aid objects from like-minded company our bodies.