Unified Technology and Agricultural program Africa ( UTAPAFRICA), a Non-government Organisation 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.
The day was full of joy, seeing students singing and dancing to welcome UTAPAFRICA .
Mr. Akutubisi K. Anthony, the Director of Communication UTAPAFRICA, Engr Gloria Nmiisiba A. Kanzoni, Technical and Innovative Director UTAPAFRICA and Mr. Emmanuel Azundow, Coordinator of Projects UTAPAFRICA who donated the dual desks on behalf of the Organization at the Arigu Primary school, said the NGO had 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 the teaching and learning materials to encourage them to go to school.
According to Mr Akutubisi K. Anthony, the organization was of the view that, the younger ones as potential future leaders were expected to contribute their quota to the development of their communities and the nation at large and it was important they were given the needed support to unearth their talents and well prepare them.
Engr Gloria Azume Kanzoni, Technical and Innovative Director UTAPAFRICA, said this donation is meant to encourage pupils ,special the girl child, to take their studies seriously as the donation was meant to make the study environment conductive. “ 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.
Miss Vivian Anyaabangya, the Headmistress of Arigu DA Primary School who together with the Teachers and students 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 and called on the community members to keep an eye over some of the desks donated, so that the pupils could have their full benefit.
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.