Aug. 22, GNA – The Chief of Dompim Pepesa in the Tarkwa-Nsueam Municipality of
the Western Region has launched an educational fund to promote schooling in his
Nyowah Panyin IV said the Educational Fund was to assist brilliant but needy
tertiary students and pledged to provide teaching and learning materials for
schools, which would not benefit from it.
He said the
area lagged behind in education adding: "Sidelining education of our
future leaders will only impede the development of our community".
appealed to well-wishers, philanthropists, corporate organisations and
individuals to support the Fund, from which 51 students are currently
Okyere Darko Mensah, the Western Regional Minister, who did the launch, said
that was a good initiative by the chief to assist the future leaders.
Ohyeawora Panyin for complementing government's efforts in ensuring access to
education for the citizenry.
said when the young men and women completed their education they would need
jobs and called on the traditional authorities to assist with start-up
businesses to reduce the unemployment rate.
government has come out with the One District One Factory programme and we want
our traditional rulers to get involved because they have the land and can
easily raise monies to set up companies to generate more opportunities for the