The Sustainability department of AngloGold Ashanti, Obuasi mine on Thursday commissioned a Ghc 153,200.02 modern CHPS Compound facility for the people of Amamom, a community in the Amansie Central District of the Ashanti Region.
The project was completed with funds from the Obuasi Community Trust Fund.
Speaking at the commissioning, the District Chief Executive of Amansie Central, Mr. Kwame Asamoah Boateng cautioned residents of Amamom and its environs to patronize the health facility and make its maintenance a priority.
“This facility is going to be of immense benefit to the good people of Amamom and its surrounding communities; since its going to reduce the burden of having to travel all the way to Obuasi for minor health problems’’, he stated.
Nana Ampofo Kwesi Bekoe,the Sustainability Development Manager for AngloGold Ashanti, Obuasi mine, told the gathering of some of the benefits communities under the mine’s catchment areas have been receiving from the Obuasi Trust Fund.
“Since its inception in 2012, the Trust Fund have donated school buses, desktop computers, mechanized boreholes among others to several communities; we hope this health facility will go a long way to improve the health status of the good people of Amamom”, he said.
Other high profile personalities who graced the colorful ceremony were, Mr. Timothy Twumasi, District Health Director, Nana Osei Kojo, Chief of Amamom, Nana Ponkoh and other staff from the Obuasi Community Trust Fund.