Sanitation

Antwi Mensah and family foundation Commissions ultramodern toilet facility for Ejisu R/C School

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Antwi Mensah and family Foundation, as part of efforts to help solve sanitation issues at Ejisu R/C School, has commissioned a 15 seater toilet facility for the Junior High School, Primary and the KG with washrooms at a cost of Gh¢500,000.00

The facilities also includes a common shower for the kindergarten as well as changing rooms for both male and female pupils in primary and the Junior High School.

The project situated in the heart of Ejisu with the population of about 1,200 pupils started in September 2022.
According to Antwi Mensah, the project would serve as the first time the school have access to a water closet toilet facility since its establishment more over 80 years ago.
Dr.Kofi Antwi Mensah Co-Chairperson of the Foundation, and an old pupil of the school said the gesture was to give back to the school and address the present need of the school since they cannot leave the burden of education on the shoulders of government alone.
According to him, the school had contributed in shaping the lives of a lot of people who are doing very well in their various endeavors but has been in a very deplorable state, and for that, their foundation decided to lead by example by constructing a modern toilet facilities for the school.
Mr. Antwi Mensah further emphasized that the resolve of his foundation to intervene was occasioned by the fact that the facilities in the school did not bode well for teaching and learning.
He entreated the school authorities to cultivate maintenance culture which has become a drawback in public project management.
He said in order to protect the facilities to stand the test of time, they have hired caretakers who will collaborate with the school to manage them for a period.
He promised the Foundation continues support for the school by upgrading the fence wall as well as other facilities the school needs.
Mrs.Bernadette N.Votere Headmistress for Ejisu R/C model Primary school expressed her profound gratitude to the foundation for the gesture.
She made mentioned of the challenges facing the school which he said includes inadequate computers to support ICT education as well as absence of Library in the school.

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