hree more financial institutions have donated GH¢ 8,500 to the Graphic Needy Trust Fund. Their donatiion is to support the payment of the medical bills and post-operative care for Latifa Karim, a three-year-old cancer of the eye patient.

The institutions, SIC Life company, limited, an insurance Company donated GH¢4,500, while the HFC Bank and the Mamprobi branch of the Fidelity Bank donated GH¢2,000 each.

 

SIC Life

For their part, the management and staff of SIC Life Company Limited also presented a cheque for GH¢4,500 to the GNTF to help Yasmeen Naa Djameh Frimpong, a one-year-old girl with hydrocephalus.

The presentation was in response to a GNTF appeal in the Daily Graphic for help for the child to undergo surgery.

A delegation from SIC Life who presented the cheque said the company’s corporate social responsibility focused on health and education, hence their response to the appeal.

The delegation also added that, “Health is a very important aspect of life, especially for children, so they should be given the chance to survive. “

Ms Adwoa Foriwaa Turkson, Research Manager, GCGL, received the cheque and thanked the delegation for coming to the aid of Yasmeen and promised that the Graphic Needy Fund would update them on the condition of the patient periodically.

Background

The Daily Graphic on March 2, 2017, launched an appeal for Latifa Karim, a three-year-old girl from Zoosali, a village in the Savelugu Nanton Municipality in the Northern Region, who needs to undergo surgery.

So far, some corporate institutions, as well as individuals, have donated various amounts of money towards the surgery and post-treatment care of Latifa.

She is currently receiving treatment at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.

 

Source & Photo Credits: Graphiconline.com |Yvonne Aryee & Mavis K. Boateng