The Consolidated Bank Ghana has donated food items to the Potter’s Village Orphanage in Dodowa, Accra to enable the children to live comfortably amid the COVID-19 challenges.
The items included bags of rice, gari, sugar, and boxes of tin tomatoes, cooking oil, tuna flakes, and biscuits.
Presenting the items to the orphanage, the delegation from CBG, in a statement from CBG, coped to the Ghana News Agency said the bank was passionate about standing with customers and Ghanaians at large during difficult times.
“The bank over the COVID-19 period has remained committed to its tagline, ‘We Stand With You’ by assisting needy communities and institutions.
Before the donation, the statement said CBG also made donations to some communities in Accra and Kumasi and other institutions like the Ministry of Health, University of Ghana Medical Center, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Northern Development Authority, Ministries and East Legon Police Stations both in Accra.
The bank, it said, would continue to fervently lookout for opportunities to make impacts in society.
“While observing the social distancing protocols, the CBG team shared some happy moments with the children by taking photos, singing with them, and touring the new shelter under construction for the kids,” the statement explained.
Dr. Jane Irina Adu, the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of the Potter’s Village Orphanage expressed gratitude to CBG for the kind gesture.
“We are happy you drove through town to visit, not worried about contracting the virus, all for the love you have for us. Thank you so much for these items, we needed them. God bless CBG,” she said.
She called on other corporate entities to support them especially with the new facility of the Orphanage, which was under construction.
The donation is an extension of the bank’s recent donation of food items to over 2,000 people in some deprived communities during the lockdown and the Easter festive period, the statement said.