Interplast Donates To Support May 9 Remembrance 2023 | General Sports



Interplast, Ltd, Ghana’s main producer of plastic pipe techniques has donated money and T-shirts by the Could 9 basis for households of the victims of the Could 9 Accra stadium catastrophe to mark the twenty second anniversary of the historic sports activities catastrophe.
The tragic stampede occurred throughout a soccer sport between soccer rivals Accra hearts and Kumasi Asante Kotoko on Could 9 2001. 
The incident claimed a minimum of 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. Although 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 response to 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 accountability through the years in an effort to interchange the despair of those households dealing with unnatural disasters with hope. 
Included previously few years within the Could 9 remembered charity tasks are surgical procedures for needy sick kids at KATH, fuel explosion victims, flood victims, bodily challenged individuals and faculty charges for a lot of different households of the victims and different needy individuals.
Interplast has dedicated to supporting the Could 9 charity challenge championed by Herbert Mensah as a part of their company social accountability to the individuals of Ghana, with out whom their companies won’t 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 Corporations 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.
‘’Thus far surgical procedures have been carried out for about eleven (11) kids with a hole- in -heart illness at Korle Bu. 9 of them had been profitable and two couldn’t make it. Every of the surgical procedures prices between $6000-$14000.’’, Herbert Mensah advised 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 following 10 years.’’
 Herbert Mensah additionally added, ‘’we’re altering lives, we’ve taken stress off the shoulders of many households, so this for me is a unprecedented factor that is happening and I’m pleased that the Shen Yang & Shen Yuet Youngsters’s Coronary heart Basis and the Could 9 Basis may put collectively this 10-year lengthy challenge costing as much as practically $2M for the advantage of Ghanaian households.’’
Herbert Mensah thanked sponsors of this 12 months’s charity occasions for his or her continued curiosity within the life-long challenge.
“Sponsors like Interplast, GBfoods, RED EAGLE RICE, SUNDA group together with KEDA and Twyford, 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 many who suffered that day and those that proceed to endure from different afflictions comparable to kids with a hole-in-heart illness by no fault of theirs. We recognize their continued help within the years passed by and people forward”, he added.




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