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Uche Ofodile, Chief Marketing Officer of Vodafone Ghana

Vodafone Foundation has held a Mobile for Good summit with the intention of utilising mobile technology to improve communities in Ghana.

The summit, which was held in Accra and attended by civil society groups, business leaders, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO) and development agencies, was on the theme, The Contributions of Mobile Technology to Ghana?s Socio-economic Development.

Haris Broumidis, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Vodafone Ghana, said the Vodafone Foundation ? a social responsibility arm of the telecommunication company- has assisted many individuals, organisations in deprived communities.

He said with the Mobile for Good project however, the company was looking forward to fulfilling its social responsibility programmes through the use of technology.

With the Mobile for Good project, Vodafone is going to select any project that will empower people through the use of technology, he said.

Uche Ofodile, Chief Marketing Officer of Vodafone Ghana, said the adoption of the slogan, power to the people, by Vodafone was being fulfilled, as many people and communities were getting support from the company.

She said the telecommunication company had renovated the children?s cancer unit of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital and had provided support to other hospitals in the country, including the innovative Vodafone Healthline, which provided solution to people?s medical conditions.

She gave the assurance that Vodafone would continue to provide support to the needy in deprived communities.

Professor Audrey Gadzekpo, member of the Vodafone Foundation, said applications were opened for the submission of proposals, adding that the best eight proposals would be considered for implementation.

Participants at the summit commended Vodafone for its numerous support to the needy.



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