UTAP Donation to Arigu Primary School
Unified Technology and Agricultural program Africa (UTAPAFRICA), a Non-government Organization based in the Northeast Region of Ghana, has donated dual desks to the Arigu Primary School in the West Mamprusi Municipal of Northeast Region of Ghana.
Mr. Akutubisi K. Anthony, the Director of Communications, Engineer Gloria Nmiisiba A. Kanzoni, Technical and Innovative Director of UTAPAFRICA, and Mr. Emmanuel Azundow, Coordinator of Projects UTAPAFRICA, who presented the donated dual desks on behalf of UTAPAFRICA to the Arigu Primary school. UTAPAFRICA has been supporting girl child in education and training for some time now and donating of the dual desks was our first support to foster teaching and learning in rural areas.
Mr. Akutubisi K. Anthony said the organization was committed to helping make education attractive to children in the community by donating teaching and learning materials to encourage them to attend school. According to Mr. Akutubisi K. Anthony, the organization views the younger ones as the potential future leaders and hopefully will gear their future endeavors to the development of their home communities and the nation at large, so it was important that they were given the needed support to unearth and nurture their talents.
Engr Gloria Kanzoni, Technical and Innovative Director for UTAPAFRICA, also noted that this donation is meant to encourage pupils, especially the girls in the community to take their studies seriously, as the donation was meant to make the study environment conducive and easier. “I became an Engineer because I took my studies seriously at your stage; if you study well, you will achieve your career dreams,” Engr Gloria admonished the students.
Ms. Vivian Anyaabangya, the Headmistress of Arigu DA Primary School, together with the Teachers and students who received the desks, expressed gratitude for the support and commended the NGO for its continuous help given to the school. She said the desks would be put to good use as intended.
Mr. David Akateri, the Parent Teachers Association chairman and the assemblyman (Mr. Peter Kanzoni) of the Arigu Electoral area, said they were grateful for the frequent interventions by the organization in the area of education and assured that the items would be used judiciously. Mr. David Akateri urged other organizations to imitate the works of UTAPAFRICA, to improve education in the Community. The ceremony ended with singing and dancing among the children.