World Vision Ghana has on Thursday 15th September, 2022 donated 723 dual desk furniture to some selected schools in the East Gonja Municipality of the Savannah region.
At a short ceremony to hand over the furniture to the East Gonja educational directorate through the MCE, the world vision area Manager, Mr. Tahin Maraa said, the provision of the dual desk furniture will contribute positively towards the pupils ability to concentrate and study in school.
He explained that, the desk will allow the children to comfortably sit to pay attention to classroom activities whiles in school and will also help the kids to focus on what they are doing because the design of the desk are made to favor their comfort.
He added that, Schools are the second home for students as they spend between five to seven hours and most of their useful time in school of which they spend about 80% of their time in sitting position in the classroom performing activities related to reading and writing henced, the need for the donation by his outfit.
The dual desk furniture was handed over through the East Gonja Municipal Chief Executive, Hon. Richard Broni who expressed gratitude to world vision Ghana for coming to the aid of the beneficiary schools and said, World Vision as an organization has been very supportive to the area in diverse ways.
He reiterated his support to them and pledged to partner with them and other decentralized agencies in their developmental works towards improving the wellbeing of children in the municipality.
Receiving the furniture on behalf of the East Gonja education directorate, the deputy director of education in change supervision, Alhaji Adam Kuwurbi thanked world vision Ghana for the donation and said, the beneficiaries schools will make good use of the dual desk furniture presented to them saying, the furniture will help improve teachings and learning in the schools.
Alhaji Adam also commended world vision Ghana for their continuous efforts towards the improvement on the Education and health sectors in the area.
The furniture is estimated to have cost world Vision Ghana the sum of Seventy three thousand, teo hundred and eight Ghana cedis ( Ghc 73,280 ).
At Gbetekpo, a community in the East Gonja Municipality, world vision Ghana supported with 314 Solar Lightening Systems at the cost of sixteen thousand, three hundred and ninety five Ghana cedis ( Ghc16,395.00 ) to help boost learning in the area.
Distributions as per Beneficiaries communities are shown below:
Kayereso — 219
Kinklin —- 215
Lamsa —- 289
Source : PadfmNews/ Imoru Alhassan