Perhaps it is the first time you are hearing about the Kingdom Exim Group Limited but whatever the case, you are hearing of it in relation to the global fight against Covid-19.
Since the outbreak of Covid-19 or the dreaded new coronavirus in Ghana, the Kingdom Exim Group and its subsidiaries have been fighting the virus from the own corner in many ways.
These they have done by providing protective and items recommended for the fight to many communities across the country.
So far, the Group has made item donations worth over GH¢255,000 and has made other community interventions by way of providing community-based education for people on how to live their lives to minimize the contraction of the virus.
GH¢60,000 Worth of donation to Tema Municipal Assembly
The first of the many interventions made by the Group was when its subsidiary, Big Stars Animal Feed donated a number of items worth over GH¢60,000 to the Tema Municipal Assembly towards the Covid-19 fight.
The items including hand sanitisers, face masks, hand gloves, liquid soaps, Veronica buckets and some tissues were donated by Immanuel Paulraj and James Rajamani, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Kingdom Exim respectively.
Donation of GH¢70,000 worth of items to the office of Tema East Member of Parliament
Following on the heels of the Tema donation was the donation of GH¢70,000 worth of items to the officer of Tema East Member of Parliament, Daniel Nii Kwartei Titus-Glover.
This time, it was Kingdom Exim’s restaurant’s subsidiaries, Meet & Eat an Indian and Continental restaurant and Kings Food Court, a Ghanaian restaurant that made donations.
The items were received by Mr. Titus-Glover, who is also the Deputy Transport Minister.
The restaurants donated items such as hand sanitiser, Veronica buckets, tissue papers, liquid soaps among others.
The donation was made by Prasanth Kalidas, Head of the Restaurants for Meet & Eat and Kings Food Court.
Donation of GH¢50,000 Worth of Items in the Eastern Region
The next to benefit from these Corporate Social Responsibilities of the Kingdom Exim Group, were communities in the Eastern Region who also had their fair shares of items.
Communities such as Wrenkyeren Amanfrom, Akyem Nkronso, Akyem Asafo, Akyem Akook and Akyem Odumasi received both items towards the Covid-19 fight.
The items donated included hand sanitisers, Veronica buckets, waste bins, washing bowls, tissue papers, plastic tables, Liquid Soups, hand gloves and an electronic hand sanitiser machine, all of which were received by community leaders.
In the Eastern Region, the communities did not only benefit from items but they were also schooled on best hand-washing practices and other ways of minimising the risk of contracting the Covid-19 virus from the Kingdom Exim team.
Donation of GH¢75,000 worth of items in the Techiman North District
The last in the series of donations by the Kingdom Group happened in the Bono East Region, where the Group donated items worth over GH¢75,000 to the District Assembly.
The items donated in Techiman included boxes of face masks, alcohol-based hand sanitisers, veronica buckets with stands, liquid soap, which items were donated by the Techiman Branch Manager of Kingdom Exim Gh Ltd Mr A. Sanjay.
The items were received by Peter Mensah, the Techiman North District Chief Executive on behalf of his people.
So who are the Kingdom Group of Companies?
The Kingdom Group of Companies was established in 2008, operating as Kingdom Exim Ghana Limited.
The Group is a leading West African-based quality-focused Agro products exporter and supplier with its head office in Tema, Ghana.
The Group has branches in Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Senegal, Tanzania, Namibia, Togo and Benin.
Over the last decade, the Group’s outstanding service and delivery excellence, has helped in its current position in the Agricultural sector and Trading Industry.
Some of the Group’s subsidiaries are Basileia Shipping and Logistics, Big Star Animal Feed, Kings Engineering and Contruction, Kingdom Technologies, Kings Food Court, Meet and Greet Restaurant and Kings Travel and Tour.
The companies are owned by Immanuel Paulraj and James Rajamani who are Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Kingdom Exim Group respectively.