Twenty (20) babies born on December 25, 2021, at the Eastern Regional Hospital in Koforidua have received special hampers from MTN Ghana.
Fifteen (15) babies were born on Christmas day at the hospital while an additional five were referred from other facilities.
Ebenezer Okaikoi Tetteh who led the MTN team to the hospital said the company is sharing in the joy of the season by showing love to mothers who gave birth on Christmas Day.
According to him "We have 100 baby hampers for distribution at Pentecost Hospital and Madina Polyclinic. As we speak, MTN Ghana through its employee volunteers in distributing baby hampers in all 16 regions of Ghana.”
He said, this year, MTN distributed a total of 500 hampers at a cost of GHC 150,000 across the country at selected hospitals.
The baby hampers distribution which commenced somewhere in 2011 with few regions has made sharp progress and now covers all the sixteen regions in Ghana.
"Since the inception of the baby hampers distribution program, the MTN Ghana Foundation has officially distributed over 2,000 baby hampers to babies born on Christmas day," he said.
He narrated that the donation is one of the many ways the Foundation has catered for the needs of several individuals and medical institutions in Ghana.
Ms. Joana York Amoah who is the Deputy in charge of the Postnatal Ward - Eastern Regional Hospital who received the donation on behalf of the hospital administration expressed her admiration and sincere gratitude to MTN Ghana Foundation for the love shown on the day of Christmas to the babies and their parents.
She however appealed to individuals and NGOs to on board to support the hospital to give the best postnatal care to mothers after delivery.