-The National Cardiothoracic Centre has received a donation of GHC150,000
- The money was given by Kasapreko's Awake Purified Water as part of its CSR
- The amount is to support patients with heart problems
Our Manifesto: This is what YEN.com.gh believes in
Install our latest app for Android and read the best news about Ghana
The National Cardiothoracic Centre (NCC) of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital has received a donation GHc150,000 from Awake Purified Water.
Awake, a product of Kasapreko Company Limited, donates a percentage of its profits to the centre as part of its corporate social responsibility.
The 150,000 covers the percentage of profits made for the second and third quarters of the year.
Speaking at the short donation ceremony, Kasapreko's Marketing Manager, Evans Kwofie, disclosed that the current amount bring s the total donation from Awake's profits to GHC1.4 million since the inception in 2016.
"We've been doing this since 2016 and we've been consistent. No brand in Ghana has been able to represent its promise like Awake Purified Drinking Water. For now, I can confidently say that we have been able to donate Ghs 1.4 Million, which is unprecedented," he said.
The Kasapreko marketing manager indicated the company has helped many people through its donations through its One Life project which financially supports the less privileged and disadvantaged who cannot afford medical care, including heart surgeries.
"Over 83 patients have received support from monies we've given out since 2016, and there are a lot of people actually waiting to receive support from us. So we are here for a very big purpose; to add up to the Ghs1.4m,"
In a bid to increase its support for the NCC, Kwofie revealed that the company's new factory in is going to triple the production of Awake water to generate more revenue and give more to the centre.
He thanked the consumers, distributors and sellers of Awake Purified Drinking Water for their contributions to making the donations possible.
Receiving the donation Executive Director of the NCC, Dr Lawrence Sereboe, thanked Awake and Kasapreko fulfiling their promise to the centre.
He appealed to Kasapreko to continue to donate more to the centre while urging others to emulate their gesture.
Have national and human interest issues to discuss? Know someone who is extremely talented and needs recognition?
Your stories and photos are always welcome. Get interactive via our Facebook page