Wilmar Africa donates bags of rice, oil to Easter Orphan Project

Citi FM's Sales Executive Afua Mantebea receiving the items from Wilmar Africa's HR, Dan Benah.

Wilmar Africa Limited, producers of Frytol cooking oil and importers of Fortune Rice, has donated bags of rice and gallons cooking oil towards the 2018 edition of Citi FM’s annual Easter Orphan Project.

Human Resource Manager for Wilmar Africa, Mr. Dan Benah, who made the donation on behalf of the company, said the gesture is part of their corporate social responsibility towards the less privileged in society.

The Easter Orphan Project forms part of Citi FM’s corporate social responsibility activities.

The orphanages, which Citi FM has been supporting for 13 years, include the Baptist School Complex (BASCO) an orphanage at Trotor, near Suhum in the Eastern Region, the Handivangelism Orphanage at Haatso in Accra and Mama Laadi Orphanage at Bolgatanga in the Upper East Region.

About Wilmar Africa

Wilmar Africa Limited is the Ghana subsidiary of Wilmar International. It took over the Unilever Oil Refinery and the Frytol brand in mid-2010, and also took a major stake in Benso Oil Palm Plantation (BOPP)

Wilmar Africa Limited through its strategic and aggressive marketing initiatives such as brand building, consumer promotions, market activations, women’s forum, media coverage and distribution coverage has been able to shake the market in a well-organized manner, and brought Frytol to its glory as a truly Ghanaian brand.

Wilmar International Limited, headquartered in Singapore, which is one of Asia’s leading agribusiness group, has over 450 manufacturing plants and an extensive distribution network covering China, India, Indonesia, Ghana and some 50 other countries. The company is ranked among the largest listed companies by market capitalization on the Singapore Stock Exchange.

Internationally, Wilmar’s business activities include oil cultivation, oil seeds crushing, edible oils refining, sugar milling and refining especially fats, oleochemicals, biodiesel and fertilizer manufacturing and grain processing.

At the core of Wilmar’s strategy is a resilient integrated agribusiness model that encompasses the entire value chain of the agricultural commodity processing business from origination and processing to branding, merchandising and distribution of a wide range of agricultural products.

More donations welcomed for Easter Orphan Project

Although several donations towards the Citi FM Easter Orphan Project have been received, more donations are still welcomed.

The donations can be in the form of cash or items including toiletries, bags of rice, canned foods, drinks, detergents, stationery etc.

Donations can be delivered in person at the premises of Citi FM at Adabraka, behind the Adabraka Police Station, while cash donations can be made via mobile money via 0550 900 006.


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