As part of activities marking its annual Thanksgiving Service, the management and staff of Zoomlion and the Jospong Group of Companies, have donated items worth several thousands of Ghana Cedis to some orphanages and shelters in the country.
At the end of every year, management of the Zoomlion and Jospong Group of companies organize a week-long thanksgiving service to express gratitude to God Almighty for His blessings throughout the year.
Offertory from these services with additional cash commitments from management is used to purchase items such as bags of rice, cartons of milk, gallons of oil and boxes of chocolate, which are presented to selected orphanages and homes, as well as the less-privileged members of society.
Other items included disinfectants, bathing soap, assorted biscuits and drinks, as well as cash.
This year, the Alcohol and Drug Free Missions located at Dzorwulu and the Alpha and Omega Academy at Chorkor/Kyemuena, both in Accra were the beneficiaries.
The chaplain of the Zoomlion group Rev Bright Addae, who led the delegation to make the donation, noted that the gesture formed part of the company?s corporate social responsibility.
He explained that God has been good to the company over the years and therefore the company and its staff could not rejoice alone in the goodness.
He stated that in giving thanks to God, it was imperative to support the less privileged in society as well.
Rev Addae mentioned that Zoomlion remains committed to the annual donations and would endeavor to improve the lot of the needy in Ghana.
Directors of the two institutions expressed gratitude to the management and staff of the Zoomlion and Jospong Group of Companies for their kind gesture.
The company also presented some items to Muslims in the La Nkwantanag-Madina Municipality.
The high-powered delegation from Zoomlion presented items such as 20 bags of 50 kg rice, 20 cartons of can drinks, undisclosed amount of money, among others, to the Muslims.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Zoomlion Dr. Joseph Agyapong Siaw said it was imperative to thank God for sustaining the peaceful atmosphere in the country.
He added that the Lord has been good to the people of Ghana and therefore deserved to be praised and worshipped.
Receiving the items on behalf of the Muslims, the chief of the Muslims Community in La-Nkwantanang Madina, Alhaji Baba Seidu expressed his profound gratitude to the management and staff of Zoomlion.
He expressed appreciation for the gesture and asked for God?s blessings for the company.
The event, which was held at the Kuwait Islamic Central Mosque in Madina, was graced by the National Chief Imam Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu.