Head of Vodafone Ghana Foundation, Reverend Amaris Nana Adjei Perbi, has been honoured as an Extraordinary Philanthropist at the 2021 National Philanthropy Awards held at the Best Western Plus Accra Beach Hotel.
Reverend Amaris Nana Adjei Perbi for over two decades has shown great commitment to addressing some of Ghana’s compelling humanitarian needs and improving the living standards of citizens.
Under his leadership, Vodafone Ghana Foundation, the charity arm of Vodafone Ghana has carried out series of sustainable initiatives that drive social change, improve people’s lives and solve pressing social needs.
His citation reads, “This recognition is made out to you in appreciation of your continued practice in the philanthropic space for the past 25 years and counting. For your distinctive contribution to leading several initiatives and reforms which impacts the philanthropic space nationwide, your over 15 years of experience in continuity, management, social investment and sustainability in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) giving back to the community and impacting lives. Society remains indebted to you for the exemplary services for the common good.”
The Ghana Philanthropy Awards was conceived and instituted by the Business Executive Magazine Limited to honor and reward persons and organisations engaged in humanitarian activities, charitable projects, assist victims in times of crises and disasters, Corporate Social Investment (CSI) and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities in various categories.
Recently, Reverend Perbi won the Innovation Champion of the Year for his exceptional generosity and propagating charitable developmental projects in Ghana at the Sustainability & Social Investment Awards. An initiative to create awareness, encourage companies, CSI/CSR foundations, NGO’s and other implementing agencies in delivering high impact CSI/CSR projects that align with Government’s focus on Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and to also adopt a multi-stakeholder approach that leads to excellent outcomes.