The books, which range from story books to dictionaries and Science, Math, Social Studies and English text books, were presented to St Francis of Assisi Primary & JHS in Sunyani, Bagabaga Demonstration School in Tamale, Community Special Vocational School in Kumasi, Presec and Kwashieman Cluster of schools in Accra, Tarkwa Cluster of Schools, Manford Cluster of Schools, Koforidua, Essikado Cluster of Schools and Demonstration Primary and JHS, Aburi.
MTN staff volunteers also extended their support to teachers by creating a resource center with teaching aids for teachers at Dzorwulu Special School, Garden City Special School and Wa School for the Blind. Upon completion, the resource centers will be used to provide capacity training for teachers in the selected special schools.
Commenting on the project, the Corporate Services Executive of MTN, Mrs. Cynthia Lumor, said, “these and other activities being undertaken by MTN volunteers is aimed at promoting reading at the basic school level. MTN continues to invest in education because we acknowledge education as one of the key areas that empower people to improve their living conditions.”
From Sammy Heywood Okine