The National Lottery Authority (NLA) on Friday declared its support for the Miss Ghana Foundation for helping the under privilege people in society over the years.
“We share in the vision of beauty with a purpose, especially when this purpose bring smiles to the under privileged in society” Acting Director General of the NLA, Brigadier General Martin Ahiaglo stated.
The NLA is the official sponsor of the Miss Ghana Foundation, which is working in deprived areas to help under-privileged people.
According to him, NLA, apart from its regulatory function, generated revenue through the sale of national lotto into the Consolidated Fund for development as well as conducted lottery schemes with other institutions with the aim of offering support to the less privileged.
He iterated that in order to enhance the capacity of the organization to deliver on its social mandate, the NLA had recently introduced the Caritas-Lottery platform as an additional revenue mobilization tool to augment its annual Corporate Social Responsibility budget.
Brig. General Ahiaglo also stated that NLA had observed with keen interest what the Miss Ghana Foundation had been doing for the society over the years and as such are proud to be associated with them.
“This is what the NLA also seek to bring and is conveyed in our vision, “Development through games,” he added.
He further stated that NLA was proud to be the official partner of Miss Ghana 2013.
Meanwhile, Managing Director of Exclusive Events, organizers of the Miss Ghana pageant, Ms Inna Marian Patty, indicated that the evolution of the show had given young ladies the platform to exhibit their talents and beauty with a purpose.
She added that the launch of the Miss Ghana Foundation was to ensure that projects initiated by beauty queens were not abandoned by predecessors when their term was over.
She also commended the all finalists, who have worked hard to ensure the success of the Foundation.
Culled from Ghana News Agency