Education History

The Otumfuo Osei Tutu II Foundation has generously donated 4,800 science textbooks to twenty (20) underprivileged elementary schools

In the Ashanti Region’s Asante Akyem South District, the Otumfuo Osei Tutu II Foundation has made a donation of 4,800 NaCCA-approved science textbooks and workbooks to twenty (20) disadvantaged primary schools

On Tuesday, February 14, 2023, the foundation distributed the books at an estimated cost of GH¢200,000.According to Mr. Kwabena Owusu Ababio, the Head of Stakeholder Relations for the Otumfuo Osei Tutu II Foundation, the beneficiary primary schools were selected from the district in consultation with the Ashanti Regional Directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES). He made this known during the presentation of the donated science textbooks on Tuesday, February 14, 2023.Mr Ababio disclosed that, the 20 basic schools were drawn from five circuit areas The five(5) circuits, namely; Komeso, Odubi, Banso and Dwenedwenese had villages such as Apagya, Asempanaye, Kwakukrom, Danyameso, Obrokro, Amanfrom, Amoakrom, Tokwai Asuboi and others benefitting from the donation.

He explained that, the gesture was one of the many interventions by the foundation in over eight regions across the country.“This is the second phase of donation of Prof Quarm’s NaCCA approved Science Textbooks and Workbooks to deprived Basic schools in Ashanti region in the last six (6) months. In August 2022, the Foundation made a similar donation to deprived schools in Akrofrom District of Ashanti Region, which is in line with its goal of promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) interest from the basic level of education in Ghana.

The District Education Director for Asante Akyem South, Miss Elizabeth Davis who received the books on behalf of the schools commended the foundation for the gesture.

She emphasized that, the books will enhance teaching and learning in the district.

She pledged the Directorates commitment to ensuring that the teachers will look over the books well to serve the schools for a long period of time.

Source: Ghana/ Afyenim Boateng.

Leave feedback about this

  • Quality
Choose Image
Choose Video