The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu ll Foundation has donated numerous teaching and learning materials to Kofiase M/A Basic School to improve education system in the community.
According to the Executive Director of Otumfuo Osei Tutu ll Foundation, Nana Afua Kobi Prempeh, a few months ago, Her Royal Highness, Lady Julia Osei Tutu, wife of Asantehene and Patron of the Foundation heard about the deplorable state of the Kofiase M/A Basic School on the media cycle of which she acknowledged UTV and Kessben Media.
“By virtue of Her Royal Highness’s nature as a caring mother and mentor, she was moved by the conditions under which the children of Kofiase are being educated which are contrary to the Sustainable Development Goal SDG4” She stressed.
Nana Afua Kobi Prempeh indicated that Her Royal Highness tasked the management of the Foundation to ensure that a better and more conducive environment for teaching and learning is created for these children.
Nana Afua Kobi Prempeh says, a response to Her Royal Majesty’s desire for all school children to study in a conducive environment in Asanteman and not for Kofiase alone.
The philanthropic service which is worth (￠64, 505) includes; painting of 6 unit classroom block, replacement and bolted windows of classrooms, installation of doors in classrooms, furniture for K.G (160 Chairs and 25 round tables), Two cabinets for K.G, furniture for pupils in Basic 1-6(120 dual desks), new furniture for Teachers(7 desks and 7 chairs), Textbooks and Exercise books for basic 1-6, and the interior decoration in the K.G classroom.
The Asante Mampong Municipal Education Director, Mr. Gabriel Antwi detailed education materials shortfalls of which the Foundation came to their aid.
He expressed profound gratitude to the Otumfuo Osei Tutu ll Foundation for such laudable philanthropic support to enhance the education system in the Municipality.
On his part, the Municipal Chief Executive of Asante Mampong, Hon Thomas Appiah Kubi also thanked Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu ll for his initiative through the Foundation to promote quality education in the country.
Source:Opemsuo.com/ Kwame Adu Gyamfi Kumanin