Bryan Acheampong Foundation (BAF), a renowned Non- Governmental Organization (NGO) that leads in the development agenda of Kwahu East District in the Eastern region, as part of its schools project has renovated a 10-unit classroom block for the Pepease R/C primary school.
The headmistress of the school, Mrs. Lydia Donkor speaking at the handing over ceremony expressed her gratitude to Bryan Acheampong Foundation for their numerous supports to the district. She further appealed to the foundation for a computer laboratory facility to improve ICT teaching and learning.
Mrs. Donkor in her speech explained that after numerous requests, BAF was the only institution that responded and provided the necessary support in renovating the school.
The Ghana Education Service (GES) representatives, Mr. Badu Boakye Yiadom and Mrs. Grace Obuobi who couldn’t hide their excitements commended the Foundation for the support.
The Assembly member for Pepease electoral area, Hon. James Kofi Boateng urged the school management committee to ensure that the facility is properly kept and maintained. “I believe that education is a shared responsibility”, he emphasized.
Speaking at the ceremony to hand over the renovated school project to the headmistress, Mr. Lawrence Amartey, Director of BAF thanked everyone for their participation and reiterated the Foundation’s continuous support to all schools within the Kwahu East district.
Mr. Amartey noted that, 70 teachers in the district who have taught for 10 years and above have been awarded scholarships to pursue a master’s degree programme at the Presbyterian University College, Ghana. “This support is being done in a holistic manner. This is in line with goal 4 of the sustainable development goal geared towards ensuring access to quality education”.
Present at the event were traditional leaders, District Director representatives (GES), PTA Chairperson, Circuit PTA Chairperson, District Chief Executive representative.