Orange CEO supports lactating mothers at Kroo Bay Community
The Chief Executive Officer of Orange Sierra Leone Limited, Madam Aminata Kane together with the Country Director of ICAP, their implementing partner, on Thursday 1July, 2021 visited and presented support to lactating mothers at Kroo Bay Community.
Presenting the baby packs to lactating mothers, the Head of Public Relations of Orange-SL, Madam Annie Wonnie Katta said that maternal health issue is a key aspect of Orange Cooperate Social Responsibility.
“Our CEO is always concerned about supporting lactating mothers, which is at the centre of her heart,” she noted. Madam Katta assured the people of Kroo Bay of their continued support.
Jestina Sheriff, one of the beneficiaries, expressed gratitude to Orange and its partner for providing such support to them at this trying time of the COVID-19 pandemic. “We will remain grateful to Orange for such support,” she said.
Dr. Mame Awa Toure, ICAP’s Country Director in Sierra Leone, the implementing partner for Orange SL, thanked Orange for the support and urged lactating mothers to continue to breastfeed their children, which she said is very key to the development of the child.
In her statement, the Chief Executive Officer of Orange, Aminata Kane said they will continue to give support to the Maternal Screening Booth at the Kroo Bay community. She added that the project is part of Orange Foundation’s commitment to support deprived communities through its safeguarding maternal health projects in partnership with ICAP and the Ministry of Health. The CEO appreciates the role of the staff and health personnel at the Orange Kroo Bay Community Multi-Disease Screening Booth.
On behalf of the beneficiaries, Zainab Kamara, expressed thanks and appreciation to Orange and its partner ICAP for their support to women of Kroo Bay Community. She added that the support is timely. The programme was climaxed by a conducted tour of the different facilities at the Kroo Bay Community Health Centre.