- A Ghanaian company has managed to purchase a food van to send food to the vulnerable in society
- This was done following a generous donation made to Food For All Africa
- The move would increase the number of hot meals that would reach thousands of vulnerable in rural communities
Beiersdorf Ghana has managed to get an additional food van to supply food for free to the vulnerable in society following a donation of 1.7million Ghana Cedis (€250,000) to Food For All Africa.
In a report sighted by YEN.com.gh on citinewsroom, the new van was handed over at the Beiersdorf's head office.
Mr. Olivier Bodson, Country Manager of Beiersdorf CWA, acknowledged the purchase of the food van.
According to him, FFAA would be able to distribute the much-needed support to communities in rural areas that had previously been difficult to access.
Also, there would be an increase the number of hot meals served to beneficiaries and facilitate cooking training for mothers and youth in rural areas.
Mr. Elijah Amoo Addo, the founder and executive director of FFAA revealed that the donation has allowed his outfit to embark on a number of initiatives including carrying out an assessment on its Mobile FoodBank kitchen, and training for mothers and vulnerable youth.
There has also been the signing of some 6,825 children from 25 schools onto a School Feeding program that covers regions including Eastern, Central Ashanti and Volta.
Beiersdorf Ghana is part of the Beiersdorf Group, a global leading provider of innovative, high-quality skincare products and has over 135 years of experience in this market segment.
The company has over 20,000 employees worldwide and is listed on the DAX, the German benchmark equities index. Beiersdorf generated sales of €7.6 billion in fiscal year 2019.
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Food For All Africa is a non-profit organization specialized in fighting hunger and food waste through technology, diversity and innovation. Food for All Africa operates West Africa’s first community food support centre to create efficient and sustainable means of healthy nutrition for vulnerable communities through advocacy, food recovery, and redistribution.
In other exciting news, YEN.com.gh reported that a 2020 graduate from Ghana's premier tertiary institution, the University of Ghana, has every reason to smile after finally acquiring his first degree which took him 10 years.
Mr Nana Boakye-Yiadom who got enrolled in the university in 2010 to study for a 4-year programme got sidelined by many challenges which saw him deferring a number of times.
The story has it that the course that should have been completed in 2014, took Nana Boakye-Yiadom an extra six years to be able to achieve.
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