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Atlantic Lithium donates to host communities ahead of Eid-ul Fitr

The donation is expected to support needy and under privileged members of the five communities with celebration of Eid-ul Fitr

Atlantic Lithium Limited, the African-focused lithium exploration and development company has donated assorted food items to five Muslim communities in its catchment area in the Mfantseman Municipality of the Central Region ahead of the Eid-ul Fitr celebration.

The items include bags of rice, packs of milo, crates of milk, gallons of oil, tinned tomatoes, boxes of spaghetti, bottles of water and assorted soft drinks.

The donation is expected to support the needy and under privileged members of the five communities with celebration of Eid-ul Fitr.

Speaking to the media after the donation on Monday (8 April), communication and corporate affairs manager, of Atlantic Lithium, Florence Bossman-Ammah said the gesture forms part of the company’s corporate social responsibility.

“As a company, we understand and recognise the importance of giving back to society. We deem this donation exercise an opportunity to express our support for our Muslim brothers and sisters during Eid-Ul-Fitr and congratulate them for a successfully ending the Ramadan month. Atlantic Lithium is pleased to donate these food items to Muslims in our local community. We are glad we could inspire joy among the needy and less privileged.”

The community relations and social performance manager of Atlantic Lithium, Dr Millicent Aning-Agyei, said the company will roll out measures to impact lives and benefit the host communities.

“We live in harmony with all members of the community, including frequently engaging with traditional leaders and stakeholders. We have discussions on the activities that we want to implement and take decisions in alignment with their best wishes. Atlantic Lithium has put in place many measures to benefit the local communities.

“For example, Atlantic Lithium has committed to a community development fund to help the development of the economy of our catchment area. Through the advancement of the Ewoyaa Project, the company expects to bring widespread employment and procurement opportunities to the local citizens, among numerous other beneficial interventions.”

“This gesture is a reflection of our commitment to delivering a long-lasting positive impact to our local communities,” she said.

On his part Sariki Mama Nomabo, the Zongo Chief of Saltpond of the Ghana Muslim Mission commended the management of Atlantic Lithium Limited for the donation describing it as timely.

About Atlantic Lithium

Atlantic Lithium is an AIM and ASX-listed lithium company advancing its flagship project, the Ewoyaa Lithium Project, a significant lithium spodumene pegmatite discovery in Ghana, through to production to become the country’s first lithium-producing mine.

The Definitive Feasibility Study for the Project indicates the production of 3.6Mt of spodumene concentrate over a 12-year mine life, making it one of the largest spodumene concentrate mines in the world.

The project, which was awarded a Mining Lease in October 2023, is being developed under an earn-in agreement with Piedmont Lithium Inc.

Atlantic Lithium holds a portfolio of lithium projects within 509km2 and 774km2 of granted and under-application tenure across Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire respectively, which, in addition to the project, comprises significantly under-explored, highly prospective licences.

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