Sumaasun Pogsi, a women group in Yogbisi, a suburb of Yorogo in the Bongo District of the Upper East Region, are the latest recipients of Dr. Emmanuel Bortey Borketey, CEO of Charger Limited´s benevolence on 26th February 2021.
The women group numbering about 40 who are mainly the aged and pregnant women have never received any donation since the establishment of the group in 2017.
Dr. Emmanuel Bortey Borketey has provided assorted food items ranging from bags of rice, cooking oil, tomato paste, and Maggi packs.
Mr. Edward Anafo, a representative of Happy Man Bitters in the Upper East Region, presented on behalf of the CEO; 40 bags of 5kg rice, 80 pieces of tomato paste, 40 gallons of 5 liters cooking oil, and 84 pieces of Maggi pack to Sumaasun Pogsi.
Speaking to the media on the sidelines of the donation, Mr. Edward Anafo reiterated the dedication of the Charger Group Limited in alleviating poverty as part of the company´s Cooperate Social Responsibilities(CSR).
¨…My boss Dr. Emmanuel Bortey Borketey has made it an agenda that he wants to touch the lives of the needy especially those who are living in the Upper East Region. We have done some of the donations in Navrongo, Paga, this is one of the donations we are doing in the Bolgatanga Municipality which is the Gowrie community. So it is just a token as part of CSR¨ he said.
A total sum of Ghc5,000 came from the coffers of Dr. Emmanuel Bortey Borketey for this donation exercise.
Members of Sumaasun Pogsi could not hide their excitements as they shower words of appreciation and blessings upon Dr. Emmanuel Bortey Borketey.
Receiving the items on behalf of the group, Madam Aziriba Comfort who is the Chairperson, thanked Dr. Emmanuel Bortey Borketey for remembering them.
Madam Aziriba Comfort said¨ In fact we are so excited and surprised that some people have also remembered that people are here and they are coming to bring a shine on their faces. We are all happy and we pray that God will bless you people and will even multiply your income¨.
Another member Veronica Azure tells us how the donation will help her family of four children which she is struggling to provide a three square meal for them.
¨It [donation] will help me a lot because i have four children and i don´t have somebody to support me so it will help me so much¨. she asserted.
Meanwhile, Dr. Emmanuel Bortey Borketey in the past few weeks has been on a charity and philanthropic spree. At the LEKMA Hospital in the Greater Accra region, he has liberated two preterm babies at the LEKMA Hospital with a cheque donation of GHc5,168.00 to settle the bills of these babies who were deserted by their parents. Six patients who were held at the same health facility for their failure to pay their bills were all paid for by Dr.Emmanuel Bortey.
Again, Dr. Emmanuel Bortey Borketey has bequeathed a sum of Ghc10,000 to 20 widows of the St. Vincent DE Paul Society as start-up capitals in the Kasena Nankana West District of the Upper East Region.