Christmas Babies: MTN Ghana Celebrates Babies Born on Boxing Day

As mothers give birth to new babies on Christmas Eve, MTN Ghana has helped make it a season to remember for Families at selected Hospitals across the country.

Forming part of the end of year activities of MTN Ghana Foundation, the telecommunication masters have donated 30 hampers containing assorted baby care items to children delivered on Boxing Day  in the Ashanti Regional Capital, Kumasi at the KNUST Hospital, Ejuso Government Hospital, Tafo and Suntreso Government hospitals.

The donation also took place at selected hospitals in other part of the country like Bolga, Takwa, Accra, Ho and Koforidua.

MTN STaff Volunteers donating hamper to a mother at the KNUST Hospital

MTN STaff Volunteers donating a hamper to a mother at the KNUST Hospital

Mobile Money Implementation Manager for MTN’s Northern Sector, Mr. Stephen Asare who led a team of MTN Staff Volunteers in Kumasi explained to that the donation was in line with the season’s activities to show love and care, and to put smiles on the faces mothers.

“As a company, we have taken it up as annual ritual to put smiles on the faces of our new born babies especially the mothers. It is also inline with our Cooperate Social Responsibilities and our Mission of making the lives of our customers brighter,” He Said

According to him, Boxing Day is a time to give gifts and show love hence MTN’s annual tradition of giving to newly born babies and their mothers at some hospitals to make them feel loved and share in the joy of the season.

Since 2011, the MTN Ghana Foundation has donated over 1,500 hampers to babies born between 24th and 26th December. The donation is one of several ways the MTN Ghana Foundation has helped to make Christmas memorable for mothers.

Midwifes of the various hospitals where the donations were made were exultant and expressed their gratitude to MTN Ghana.

Mrs. Margaret Asare, a mother who spoke to encouraged the MTN Ghana Foundation to do more to lighten up the mood of the women in the maternity wards who are going through various levels of pain and unhappiness for a variety of reasons.

Some MTN Staff Volunteers  who were part of the visit were proud to be on the trail with the team. To them, it was a day well spent for putting smiles on the faces of the mothers who received the gifts.

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