TGI partners CWC to tackle hunger

Tropical General Investments (TGI) through its foundation, TGI Cares, has entered into a partnership with Cosmopolitan Women’s Club (CWC), aimed at tackling hunger and fostering entrepreneurship.

During the investiture ceremony of Dame Marie Fatayi-Williams as the new President of CWC, held on April 28, 2024, at the Metropolitan Club, Victoria Island, Lagos, Rafiat Gawat, Head of Corporate Communication at TGI Group, emphasised the organization’s commitment to ending hunger and empowering communities.

She stated that: “As part of our contribution to CWC’s impactful work, we are proud to announce our monthly donation of food items from our organization to their food bank project, through our TGI Cares Foundation. This gesture reflects the alignment between our Foundation’s goals and the CWC’s humanitarian mission.”

Gawat highlighted TGI Group’s business values, stating that: “Food is at the heart of our portfolio, and our foundation, TGI Cares, is dedicated to addressing both existential and situational hunger while promoting empowerment.”

She further emphasised the organisation’s global reach, showcasing its extensive food product line, which includes Big Bull Rice, Terra Seasoning Cubes, and Golden Terra Soya Oil.

Dame Marie Fatayi-Williams expressed her gratitude for the partnership, noting that: “We are delighted to collaborate with TGI Group on this mission to provide hope for tomorrow and smiles for today. The partnership between TGI Group and CWC exemplifies a shared commitment to sustainable development and community empowerment.

“Tropical General Investments (TGI) Group is a global conglomerate with most of its investments in emerging markets. TGI’s investments focus on driving inclusivity and value addition using locally sourced raw materials, state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities, and a highly skilled workforce to produce world-class products consumed locally and exported to global markets. TGI Group is the parent company of WACOT Rice, CORMART, and CHI Farms.

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