By Prince Osuagwu
ELECTRONICS and home appliances maker, LG Electronics, says it has always adopted the strategy of ploughing back part of its return on investments into the environment it does business.
LG said so as it visited the Lagos State Motherless Babies Bome, Lekki hosting the children to a lovely party as well as donating five units of air conditioners to the orphanage.
The company said the visit and gift to the orphanage was part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) which shows its commitment to the welfare of children in the society. General Manager, LG Electronics West Africa Operations, Mr. Cholyong Park, said the gifts were aimed at putting smiles on the faces of the children as well as supporting their dreams and aspirations. He claimed that the event which was part of the organization’s lined-up CSR activities for the year.
Park said: “LG will continue to be alive to its corporate social responsibility by providing succor for the needy especially children who are leaders of tomorrow. The air conditioners being donated, if put to good use will help to give the children some level of comfort while in the home”.
Also on ground to support the LG team was the Managing Director, Fouani Nigeria Limited, Mr. Mohammed Fouani, who in a short remark said: “it is for me a thing of joy to always contribute towards the upkeep of children anywhere and I am really happy to be here today”.
Receiving the donation, Matron-in-Charge of the home, Mrs. Olaore Feyisayo, expressed delight at having LG Electronics team in the home and putting together a party for the kids as well as donating some of their products for use in the home. She thanked the company for the kind gesture and commended the initiative.