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Ghanaian Times ghanaiantimes.com.gh 23 Nov, 2021 12:00 am

Bosomtwe in Prestea-Huni Valley gets classroom block

Bosomtwe in Prestea-Huni Valley gets classroom block

Speaking at the handing-over ceremony last Thursday, the Managing Director of  FEDCO, Mrs Maria Adamu-Zibo, expressed the company’s desire to promote corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes  in the country’s  cocoa growing areas.Mrs Adamu-Zibo indicated that quality education was key to improving lives in cocoa growing areas and also reduce child labour on the farms, stressing that; “we also want to buy cocoa beans from good sources.The chief of  Ndadieso, Nana Kwabena Amoah III, noted FEDCO’s commitment in  its assistance in cocoa growing areas, especially the welfare of farmers,  saying “God bless your efforts in improving education and bringing development to our communities.” He believed that the FEDCO-Fonds Solidaire Valrhona partnership would continue to grow for the sake of cocoa growing areas, the country and for humanity.

FEDCO and its partners including Fonds Solidaire Valrhona, Association Coeurs Gourmands, Duty Free News International (DFNI) provided $177,733.The Director of Special Duties at COCOBOD, Charles Amenyaglo, mentioned that the Board had entered into an agreement with Fonds Solidaire Valrhona through the Association Coeurs Gourmands and urged all licensed buying companies to join the foundation for the purchase of high bred and quality cocoa beans.

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