By El-Amisty Nobo|| Follow Amisty on twitter @ElAmistyNobo
The MTN Ghana Foundation has been adjudged as the ‘Foundation of the Year’ at a recently held Sustainability and Social Investment Awards [SSI] due to it humongous achievements in the year under review.
Undoubtedly the most sustainable company in Ghana, MTN has invested USD 13 million in over 142 major projects in the areas of Education, Health, and Economic Empowerment through its noble foundation – MTN Ghana Foundation since its establishment in 2007.
In the words of Mr. Robert Kuzoe, acting Corporate Services Executive – The mission of the MTN Foundation is to improve the quality of lives of people through appropriate and sustainable corporate social responsibility interventions in communities where MTN operates.
According to Mr. Robert Kuzoe winning the gong attest to the fact that the MTN Ghana Foundation has impacted greatly in a number of communities across the country:
“These awards testify that MTN Ghana Foundation has positively impacted a number of communities in Ghana.
The Foundation will continue to brighten the lives of the people by investing in impactful and sustainable projects and ultimately be the benchmark of Corporate Social Responsibility in Ghana,” he adds.
The MTN Ghana Foundation won the Best Company in Partnership for Community Development and Project of the Year.
The Sustainability and Social Investment Awards [SSI Awards] is an annual event organized and hosted by Ion Africa Business [IAB] in partnership with FIRMUS ADVISORY a leading research company in Ghana.
The awards identify and publicly recognize the exemplary success of all companies operating in Ghana who are engaged in voluntarily improving the quality of life of the people through impactful and sustainable social investment projects and programs in communities. The awards were organized under the theme ‘Investing in people, impacting lives’