GBfoods Donates To Support May 9 Remembrance 2023 | General Sports



GBfoods, distributors of the Gino model of meals merchandise in Ghana have donated assorted meals gadgets and money by way of the Could 9 basis for households of the victims of the Could 9 Accra stadium catastrophe.
The donations coincided with the twenty second anniversary of the tragic stampede which occurred throughout a soccer recreation between soccer rivals Accra hearts and Kumasi Asante Kotoko on Could 9 2001. 
The tragic stampede claimed at the very least 126 lives and left many soccer supporters injured and their households in despair. 
The Could 9 2001 Accra stadium catastrophe stays the primary sports activities tragedy in Ghana’s historical past. Though the federal government of Ghana arrange a catastrophe fund to help the households of the victims of the stadium catastrophe, little or no profit has been derived by the households, in line with lots of them.
Justice has additionally eluded the households of the victims of the catastrophe for 22 years because the fee arrange by the Ghana authorities to analyze the incident discovered nobody culpable for the deadly stampede.
As chairman of Kumasi Asante Kotoko on the time of the Accra stadium catastrophe, Herbert Mensah has taken a private duty through the years in an effort to switch the despair of those households going through unnatural disasters with hope. 
Included prior to now few years within the Could 9 remembered charity initiatives are surgical procedures for needy sick kids at KATH, gasoline explosion victims, flood victims, bodily challenged folks and faculty charges for a lot of different households of the victims and different needy folks.
GBfoods has dedicated to supporting the Could 9 charity undertaking championed by Herbert Mensah as a part of their company social duty to the folks of Ghana, with out whom their companies is not going to thrive within the nation.
This 12 months, a Chinese language charity, the Shen Yang & Shen Yuet Youngsters’s Coronary heart Basis, named after 17-year-old Shen Yang, a hole-in-heart survivor and his brother, each sons of Chinese language investor Shen Yan Chang, the founder and chairman of the SUNDA & KEDA Worldwide Group of Firms joined fingers with Herbert Mensah and his Could 9 Basis and paid for the surgical procedures of 11 (11) kids who suffered from a hole-in-heart illness.
‘’To this point surgical procedures have been executed for about eleven (11) kids with a hole- in -heart illness at Korle Bu. 9 of them have been profitable and two couldn’t make it. Every of the surgical procedures prices between $6000-$14000.’’, Herbert Mensah instructed newsmen.
He continued, ‘’your complete prices is roofed by the Shen Yang & Shen Yuet Youngsters’s Coronary heart Basis which was began by one in all my enterprise associates. As secretary of this kids’s coronary heart basis we intend to do between 20 and 30 surgical procedures yearly for the subsequent 10 years.’’
 Herbert Mensah additionally added, ‘’we’re altering lives, we’ve taken strain off the shoulders of many households, so this for me is a unprecedented factor that is happening and I’m completely happy that the Shen Yang & Shen Yuet Youngsters’s Coronary heart Basis and the Could 9 Basis might put collectively this 10-year lengthy undertaking costing as much as almost $2M for the good thing about Ghanaian households.’’
Herbert Mensah thanked sponsors of this 12 months’s charity occasions for his or her continued curiosity within the life-long undertaking.
“Sponsors like GBfoods, RED EAGLE RICE, SUNDA group together with KEDA and Twyford, Interplast, Shen Yang & Shen Yuet Youngsters’s Coronary heart Basis, Kessben Media, Manhyia palace and Kumasi Asante Kotoko share the worth of empathy with the Could 9 basis for individuals who suffered that day and those that proceed to undergo from different afflictions reminiscent of kids with a hole-in-heart illness by way of no fault of theirs. We recognize their continued help within the years passed by and people forward”, he added.




Disclaimer: Opinions expressed listed below are these of the writers and don’t replicate these of accepts no duty authorized or in any other case for his or her accuracy of content material. Please report any inappropriate content material to us, and we’ll consider it as a matter of precedence.

Featured Video



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here