MTN Ghana Foundation wins four awards at Sustainability and Social Impact (SSI) awards

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At the recently concluded Sustainability and Social Impact (SSI) awards night in Accra, MTN Ghana Foundation, the company’s corporate social investment arm, took home four trophies.

The categories for the awards are: Best Company in Educational Sponsorship Project, Best Company in Economic Empowerment, and Best Company in Employee Volunteerism Initiatives (SSI Project of the Year, Socio-Economic).

The Foundation’s efforts to delivering on high impact CSR initiatives and its emphasis on attaining equitable growth and sustainable development are recognized with these honors.

Mr. Robert Kuzoe, Senior Manager of the MTN Ghana Foundation, commented on the prizes., “The awards are a testament to the impact we are creating in communities across Ghana. This year marks the 15th anniversary of the MTN Ghana Foundation, and these awards set the tone for our anniversary celebrations”.

“We dedicate the award to the Foundation Board, the management, the staff of MTN and the beneficiaries of our impactful projects.

The Sustainability and Social Investment Awards are a program to raise awareness of businesses engaged in significant neighborhood development initiatives.

Additionally, it aims to motivate businesses, CSI/CSR foundations, NGOs, and other project implementers to produce high-impact CSI/CSR initiatives that support the government’s focus on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).

The awards also use a multi-stakeholder strategy that produces great results.

The organization of this year’s awards was based on the theme “Leading the Sustainability Transition Through Private-Public Partnerships and Collaboration”.

The MTN Ghana Foundation has committed USD 64 million since its founding in 2007 in more than 158 major projects in the fields of education, health, and economic empowerment that are directly benefiting an estimated 4 million people and many more indirectly.

Source: Ghanatodayonline.com

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