MTN refurbishes Mpraeso basic school

Accra, Oct 31, GNA - MTN Ghana Foundation has inaugurated a refurbished six-unit classroom- block for the Kwahu Mpraeso Methodist Basic School in the Eastern Region.

The foundation replaced the roof, doors and windows, restored walls and floors and added ceilings to curb heating in the classrooms. 

A statement issued in Accra on Friday and signed by Mrs Cynthia Lumor, Corporate Services Executive, MTN said the refurbished classroom block is expected to serve more than 500 students in Mpraeso and surrounding communities.

Mr Prince Nyarko, MTN Sales and Distribution Manager for Eastern and Volta Regions, reiterated the importance of education and MTN’s commitment to create a conducive environment for learning through the provision of practical educational infrastructure.

He said: “Education remains one of the most important investments a country can make in its people.”

He said education shapes attitudes, helps people to develop their talent and puts them in a better position to make meaningful contributions to society.

Mr Nyarko said the foundation finds it essential to support and create an enabling environment that would help the youth to develop their physical and mental abilities for the development of the country.

Madam Elizabeth Gardiner, The Headmistress of the school, thanked management of MTN for the intervention, since it was the first time the school experienced major renovations since it construction in 1959.


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Published: 2014-10-31 18:35:17
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