A Ghana based car owner’s club for popular German automobile brand BMW, has made donations to some public institutions in the Ashanti region as part of two social causes.
BMW Club Ghana (BMWCGH) over the weekend stormed the Kumasi metropolis from their base in Accra to donate in the causes of “Delivering Hope” and “Supporting Law Enforcement”.
Their donations were made to the Kumasi Children’s Home and the Ashanti regional Motor Traffic and Transport Unit (MTTU).
At the orphanagr, they had given out Food items, Baby & Personal Care, Clothes and Beverages among others.
The Kumasi MTTU had received n the high-Visibility vests which are useful for enhancing officer’s safety during traffic warding.
Founded in 2017, BMWCGH is one of Africa’s fastest growing owner supported single-marque car club.
The club has over 500 members nationwide and still growing, with over 200 dues paying members mutually enhancing one another’s BMW ownership and driving experience.
The club also has close to 25,000 followers on social media platforms. As one of BMW’s active and vibrant enthusiast organization, the club represents a lifestyle of passion and performance as powerful as the cars they drive.
The club aims to enhance the BMW experience of their members by providing services, support, information, and activities that promote camaraderie and encourage social awareness and responsibility.
Unofficially, BMWCGH is a big support group for the Ultimate Driving Machine addiction. At the heart of their values is the promotion of Driver safety, Charity Drive & Tourism.
The club enjoys a strong, yet independent relationship with BMW Clubs Africa and its BMW Ghana Subsidiary. It is a “not-for-profit” corporation “steered” by elected executives and supported by Communications, Welfare, Technical & Legal committees comprising of members with background in the Medical Fields, Business Developers, IT specialists, Media Specialists, legal, Banker, Engineers etc.
The president of the Club, Benjamin Kwadwo Oppong indicated that the club’s key activities revolve around: Charity donations termed “Delivering Hope” to the Hopeless such as Orphanage Homes, Health Centers etc. across Ghana and neighboring countries and Road Safety Campaigns aimed at sensitizing and educating the public on the importance of road safety and adhering to traffic regulations.
The other wing is ‘Tourism Drives” aimed at promoting local Tourism by capturing exciting Sights and Sounds of beautiful Ghana, its culture and landscape.
He also echoed the need for Ghanaians to adhere and enforce existing traffic laws and regulations aimed at minimizing road accidents, injuries and deaths on our roads.
Records indicate that 174 lives were lost in the first months (January – May) of 2018 in the Ashanti Region alone, representing a 39% increase in fatalities over the same period in 2017.
893 road accidents were recorded between January – May, 2018 in the Ashanti Region alone.
The Republic News Online