By Thomas Darko
22, GNA - Social Education, Development and Rural Volunteer Programme in
partnership with Grow Together Foundation, has donated teaching and learning
materials to the Kpawumo village school in the Sagnarigu Municipality.
which are to help enhance the delivery of quality and accessible education to
children in the school, included 10 packs of exercise books, packs of pen and
pencils pack and some story books.
Andani, Executive Secretary, SEDARVP
Ghana, said the gesture was to reach out to underprivileged children in the
village school, the Grow Together Foundation project dubbed, “Back 2 School”.
added that the project sought to provide underprivileged students in rural
areas with educational materials to aid their learning processes, as well as
engaged students in non-formal educational activities aimed at boosting their
interest in education for them to always have a reason to go to school every
day with a smile.
He added that
they chose Kpawumo village school because the school had been cut off from
government support indicating that the school which served the community and
its surroundings was solely built through the collective effort of the
that the school was currently being run by volunteer teachers.
He assured that
his outfit would liaise with other NGOs
to help deprived schools in the country.
emphasized the need to educate young people, saying "this would help
secure brighter future, not just for the children but for the larger
presentation of the items, the team engaged the students in a quiz competition
on basic mathematics, word spelling and sentence reading, which was led by
SEDARVP Ghana Spanish Volunteers.
Shaibu Niendow, Founder and Executive Director of SEDARVP Ghana, stated that
the efforts of Grow Together Foundation to effect change in the rural
communities through the “Back 2 school” project had really inspired him, hence
the reason to partner with the foundation actualize the vison that both
is a local NGO based in the Northern part of Ghana with a mission to empower
youngsters through quality education, social justice and civic education and
underprivileged women through skills training and other women empowerment