The sod cutting for the ultra-modern library and ICT center at New Juaben Senior High School forms part of the MTN Ghana Foundation’s 10th Anniversary activities. The Foundation is celebrating its anniversary under the theme “Celebrating Ten years of brightening lives, inspiring a brighter future.”
He further mentioned that, “As an organization with the vision to lead the delivery of a bold new digital world, we understand that Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is very critical in a world where a full range of electronic technologies and techniques are used to manage information and knowledge”.
The MTN Ghana Foundation launched its 10th Anniversary Celebration on 30th October 2017. The celebration will span a five month period from October 2017 to March 2018. As part of activities to mark the 10th Anniversary, the Foundation presented equipment to the Assistive Technology Unit of the University of Ghana. In addition, the Foundation will commission a 40 bed maternity ward for Tema General Hospital, a Palm Oil Processing plant for over 200 women at Juaso in the Ashanti Region, construction of a six classroom block at Nhyiaeso Basic School, offer scholarships to 300 brilliant students across the country. The Foundation will also organize a Thought Leadership event on CSR, and organize a Social Media Campaign dubbed the Ten Good deeds.
The MTN Ghana Foundation was established and launched on 23rd November 2007. Since its inception, the MTN Ghana Foundation has implemented over 142 major projects in areas of health, education and economic empowerment at a total cost USD 13 million. These projects are estimated to have impacted over 4 million people directly and several others indirectly.
From Sammy Heywood Okine