Hulede Foundation,founded by John Hulede,a US – based non profitable organization has donated mechanized borehole water to new Amakom cluster of schools in the Kumasi Metropolis of the Ashanti Region.
The donation is to help pupils and teachers to have access to portable drinking water which will facilitate teaching, learning and enhance quality education in the school.
Portable drinking water was a serious challenge to teachers and pupils in the school, therefore, the school relied on other alternatives hence the need for the donation.
Representing the foundation for the commissioning of the project,Mr Frank Bediako told the media that the donation was made after identifying the challenge of the school and promised that the group is ready to support schools in the Country with their limited resources if problems are identified to help better the lives of the people.
The foundation however, also took the opportunity to interact with over 250 students who are reading various programs at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.
The above students are beneficiaries of the the foundation’s scholarship scheme awarded to brilliant but needy students.
Hulede foundation is responsible for the award scheme.
Each year, AFA-DMV, a Washington DC metropolitan organization consisting of people who have lived in Asafo, Fanti Newtown, and Amakom, embarks on project to develop these communities and its vicinities in Kumasi. This year, AFA-DMV selected the Amakom Division school, and the Hulede Foundation sponsored the project.
The entire pupil of Amakom cluster of schools, Assembly Member of the area, Nananom, among others graced the occasion.
On his part,Nana Amofa,Amakom Gyaasehene,was grateful to the foundation for the water project and indicated that water they say is life.
He asked for God’s blessing to dwell on the NGO for fruitful life.
He however appealed to old students and other philanthropists to come to the aid of the school to ensure quality education.
Nana Amofa cautioned wee smokers to stop invading the school’s campus because their activities there is not encouraging and is thwarting the development of the school.
He thanked Hulede Foundation for the kind gesture and assured the group of equitable use and maintenance of the facility.
Source: Ayisah Foster