The Chairman of Ghana’s largest conglomerate, Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom has made a donation to some religious and educational institutions in the country as part of his 64th birthday presentations.
At a brief event held at the Coconut Grove Regency Hotel Monday, the 2016 Presidential Candidate of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) made a $64,000 donation to some Catholic schools and churches.
Some of the beneficiaries are the Brothers of Holy Cross who received a sum of GHS100,000 and St. Vincent College of Education from Yendi who also received a sum of GHS50,000 to complete their dining hall project.
Assin Darmang’s St. Louis Catholic Church also received GHS20,000 to complete a dormitory project for St. Theresa Vocational Institute.
Also, the Konongo Mampong Diocese received GHS50,000 to complete their cathedral project with the St. Edward’s Catholic Church in Jukwa receiving an undisclosed amount to tile the centenary Parish Hall.
The President and Chairman of Groupe Nduom who lost millions of cedis in a fire that recently gutted some of his companies recounted his schooling days at St. Augustine College in the Central Region and how the catholic faith had greatly inspired his progress and success till this day.
In making this donation, Dr. Nduom emphasised his staunch belief in education as a critical tool for development and worth the investment.