Right To Play provided a multipurpose facility for Pong Tamale Experimental Primary School in the Savelugu Municipality of Ghana’s Northern Region that has a playing space, washroom and changing room for girls. Programs Manager of Right To Play Mr. Evans Sinkari said the new facility would support quality teaching and learning at the school. Mr. Sinkari also noted that the facility was part of the plans by Right To Play to promote sporting activity at the School.

Leadership Statement

Mr. Sinkari explained Right To Play was further its commitment to improve children’s welfare by working in partnership with the Ghana Education Service (GES) and other stakeholders to provide schools in underserved communities areas with modern facilities in order to promote both academic and sports performance of students. He noted that the school children were very talented and needed facilities to encourage them to learn. Mr. Sinkari also spoke to the need to eliminate barriers affecting girls in basic schools – noting that this was the reason Right To Play provided changing rooms for girls.

Acknowledgement and Gratitude

The Savelugu Municipal Director of Education, Mr. Issahaque Munawaru, commended Right To Play for the support for basic schools in the municipality. Mr. Munawaru noted that the infrastructure and other material supports provided to basic schools in the municipality were yielding dividends.

Previously, Right To Play built a three-unit classroom facility that had a washroom and changing room for Zudu D.A. Primary School. Similar facilities were provided for Nyankapala D.A. Primary at Tolon District, Sunnia E.A. Primary, Moglaa Primary at Kumbungu and Tolon Model D.A. Primary School, all of which come to project costs of GHS487,935.