Babies born on Christmas day, a day recognize as the birth day of Jesus Christ, have indeed met the joy of being born on this day as MTN Ghana Foundation together with Staff volunteers of the largest Telecommunication company, presented hampers to mothers of these babies born on Christmas day.
Because MTN Foundation believes that Joy resounds in the hearts of those who believe in the miracle of Christmas, it has decided to celebrate and share in the joy and excitement of the season with the babies and their mothers.
This is the fourth time since 2010, that the company has shown love and affection to such babies who are considered to be special considering the day of their birth.
A total of one hundred and eighty (180) hampers including assorted baby diapers, baby wipes, baby toiletries and toys among others, were distributed to babies born at Korle-bu Teaching Hospital, Tamale Teaching Hospital, Komfo Anokye and Efia Nkwanta Hospitals.
Doing the presentation at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, the Executive Secretary of MTN Ghana Foundation, Mr. Robert Kuzoe said “babies are God’s precious gifts to man and being born on a day recognized as the birth date of Jesus Christ, makes it more special.”
He said, MTN Ghana Foundation is committed to supporting the maternal health system in the country and that is why for the past six years of its existence, thousands of people have benefitted from the assistance the Foundation has been providing.
Mr. Robert Kuzoe wished mothers and their babies the best of the season, hoping that their Christmas would be enjoyable and the essence of Christmas remains always with them.
Also at the hospital, Staff of MTN Ghana Foundation and members of MTN Ghana Employee Volunteers Association (EVA) interacted with the mothers and wished them the best of the Christmas season, whilst visiting various wards where they interacted with the staff of the hospital.
MTN has shown to be a leading company with a much focus on ensuring that Ghana achieves the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) of reducing child mortality and improving maternal health.
It is in the light of this strength that it has been making huge investments in contributing towards the achievement the goals.
This year alone, MTN Foundation had donated 10 incubators and 5 Ventilators to 15 selected hospitals across the country at a total cost of GH¢125,000.00.
It also, in partnership with Reachout and Share Foundation organized pre-Christmas party and an eye screening exercise for about 300 orphans of the Village of Hope Orphanage and surrounding communities at Gomoa Fetteh in the Central Region.
The hospital authorities as well as the mothers of the babies expressed gratitude to the MTN Foundation for their gesture and wished them well in the business, hoping that the blessings that follow Christ Jesus will abound.
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