Africa’s leading beverage manufacturing giant, Kasapreko Company Limited has donated to Manhyia Palace, the seat of the Ashanti Kingdom, assorted drinks, water and hand sanitizers to complement the efforts of Asantene Otumfour Osei Tutu II in providing support to the vulnerable groups in the lockdown areas in Greater Kumasi.
Valued at GH¢40,000, the donation includes packs of Awake purified drinking water, assorted quantities of Royal soft drinks, 10/10 drinks, Veraldo drinks and cartons of KCL Hand Sanitizers.
Government, as part of measures to contain the novel Coronavirus, has extended the lockdown for another week period in Greater Accra and Greater Kumasi.
Before the donation to the Manhyia Palace, the company had already presented quantities of KCL hand sanitizers to the Ministry of Information, 37 Military Hospital, Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra where these hand sanitizers are currently being used in these hospitals.
Speaking to the media, the Territory Department Officer for Kasapreko Company Limited, Nii Ahuateh Akwetey-Kodjoe explained the rationale behind the donation, noting that the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility is aimed at touching lives of Ghanaians.
Mr. Akwetey-Kodjoe said more humanitarian gestures of this kind are still ongoing to other institutions.
Receiving the items on behalf of Manhyia Palace, Baffour Yaw Boateng, Dominasehene expressed gratitude to the company for their kind gesture which according him will help the poor in the lockdown communities.