Cardinal Resources Ghana Limited, in a demonstration of corporate social responsibility, has donated four hospital beds and accessories to the Nangodi Hospital in the Nabdam District of the Upper East region.
The donation, aimed at enhancing healthcare delivery in the area, was witnessed by Mr Feng Boali, the Vice President of Cardinal Resources Ghana Limited, Madam Agnes Anamoo, the District Chief Executive of Nabdam, hospital staff, community leaders, and members.
The Community and Social Responsibility Superintendent of Cardinal Resources Ghana Limited, Mr Maxwell Wooma, expressed optimism about the positive impact of the donated beds on the hospital's capacity, alleviating strain and enabling the provision of quality healthcare services to residents of Nabdam.
He highlighted the company's commitment to shared value, emphasizing its dedication to giving back to the communities where it operates.
Mr. Wooma acknowledged the harmonious relationship between Cardinal Resources Ghana Limited and the communities, particularly in the Nangodi area, during the gold exploration period.
He credited the Nabdam district assembly and the Paramount Chief of the Nangodi Traditional Area, Napariyeong Kosom Yelzoya Asaga II, for their unwavering support during the exploration.
The decision to donate the hospital beds was prompted by a request from the assembly member of the Nangodi electoral area, Mr. Sampana Zure Abaa, which also included the need to renovate the Nangodi hospital.
Mr. Wooma emphasized the company's commitment to continued support and hinted at future initiatives to assist the community.
Expressing gratitude on behalf of the hospital staff and management, Mr Avolsure Maxwell, a Physician Assistant in charge of the Nangodi Health Centre, highlighted the timely nature of the donation and its positive impact on healthcare delivery.
He appealed to Cardinal Resources Ghana Limited for further support, specifically requesting items such as haematology analyzers for testing full blood count and ultrasound machines for pregnancy scanning.
The District Chief Executive for Nangodi, Madam Agnes Anamoo, commended Cardinal Resources Ghana Limited for their generosity and urged them to consider renovating the hospital, leaving a visible mark of their contribution.
She also praised the company for supporting the assembly in honouring deserving farmers during this year's Farmers' Day celebration.
The assembly member for the Nangodi electoral area, Mr Sampana, expressed appreciation for the hospital beds and revealed additional support from Cardinal Resources Ghana Limited, including the forthcoming installation of three boreholes.
He assured the company of the community's continued support whenever they are in need.