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Kalsoume Sinare & Coca-Cola presents school shoes to pupils in the N/R


The Kalsoume Sinare Foundation in collaboration with Coca-Cola Company has embarked on economic empowerment of female and youth development in the Northern, Upper East and Upper West regions.

The Ghanaian movie celebrity, Kalsoume Sinare foundation and Coca-cola started distributing over 2000 school shoes to school children in 10 beneficiary schools in the three regions of the North.

Kalsoume Sinare says she is delighted to be part of the support and implementation of Coca-Cola’s 5by20 program in the three northern regions.

The beneficiary schools in Tamale include; Dakpema primary school, Methodist primary, Guunaayili/Kamonayili AME Ziong primary and JHS and Anawara Dua primary school among others.

The Coca-Cola’s 5by20 program is a project to provide economic empowerment of to 5 million women across the company’s global value chain by the year 2020. A minimum of 1000 women in the northern region according to Coca-Cola are expected to have access to credit this year.

Addressing pupils at separate schools in the Tamale metropolis, Kalsoume Sinare said it is common knowledge that when you provide economic upliftment to a woman, you lift up her entire family. She therefore expressed the hope that the beneficiaries selected will take advantage of the project to improve their standards of living and also be able to assist others in similar situations in the future.

Kalsoume Sinare said as a mother she is happy to part of the noble gesture and expressed the hope that her colleagues women in the northern will also lead by example by lending their support to similar projects.

Executives of Coca Cola Company are providing needy women and children with support under the company’s sustainability  programs in women’s economic empowerment and youth development as part of their tour of the  three northern regions of Ghana.   

The Head of Public Affairs and Communication for Equatorial Africa, Ama Bawuah explained that program aimed at helping women succeed as entrepreneurs by removing barriers they face, while also creating thriving, sustainable communities.

Ama Bawuah said the company plans to scale up the program nationwide by 2020 and is in final discussions to partner with UT Bank for the provision of credit.




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