Mining company Unipower has presented items worth 50,000 Ghana cedis to three communities in Wassa East district in the Western Region to improve their standard of living.
The beneficiary communities, Abatumasu, Kakabou and Nsuta, received 200 bags of cement, 60 plastic chairs and half a ton of iron bars and roofing sheets to help build classrooms and community centers, among other necessary projects.
Unipower Company is a large-scale mining company based in Wassa East, which is currently undertaking gold exploration work in all three communities.
Mr. Kwabena Ampem Darko, General Affairs Manager of Unipower, said the donation is part of the measures to maintain a cordial relationship with the communities and that the company is on the verge of making an impact on the lives of the people. people.
“As a company we are ready to make changes, our priority is to help engage the community in any way we can so that people see some growth in their lives. Most companies don’t care the plight of community members, but we are here to improve development,” he said.
Mr. Emmanuel Boakye, the Chief Executive of Wassa East District, who received the items, urged communities to cooperate with the company in its activities.
He called on the company to help train young people and employ them to bring development to the region.
“Most young people in the district don’t have paid jobs. I will implore you to train them and equip them with the skills necessary for your operations and employ them to bring peace between you and the youth of your host communities,” he told the company.
The Queen Mother of Abatumasu, Nana Ansah, on behalf of the beneficiaries, congratulated Unipower for the gesture and urged the workers to respect the rights of people, especially women in the communities.