Ghana: Ghacem makes cement donation

Ghana: Ghacem makes cement donation
Published: 31 December 2012

Tagged Under: GHACEM Ghana HeidelbergCement 

The Ghacem Cement Foundation (GCF) has given 17,500 bags cement to communities in the Northern Sector of Ghana to help boost infrastructural development. The donation, which took place last Friday in Tamale, formed part of the last two distributions by the foundation, this year.

The Southern Sector, which comprises the Western, Central, Greater Accra, Eastern and Volta regions, was the first to receive the cement at a ceremony held in July, this year at Cape Coast.

Delivering the keynote address at the ceremony, the Managing Director of Ghacem, a subsidiary of HeidelbergCement, Morten Gade said the objective of the Foundation is to support self-help initiative to speed up the development of the country.

Mr Gade disclosed that since the inception of the GCF in 2002, the foundation had donated about 350,000 bags of cement valued at GHS6m for the construction of social facilities.