The Rotaract Clubs of Osu-Re, Accra-Labone and Tema and Belo Horizonte of Brazil reached out to the Catholic Jubilee Basic School at Aboom in Cape Coast. The Rotaract partners supported provided 30 sets of classroom furniture for students and a package of teaching and learning supplies. In addition, the partners provided a wooden partition for a classroom, which prior to the project, was shared by two different classes and created distractions in teaching and learning. The team also donated two ceiling fans for the classroom and gave the school GHS3,000 worth of reading books.

The Rotaract Clubs and their Brazilian partner reached out in commemoration of the Clubs’ annual Farmers’ Da Project. In remarks to Citi News, President of Rotaract Club of Accra-Labone Mr. Ebenezer Yaw Oboubi Asante described the social intervention as part of the Clubs’ community service commitments. President Oboubi explained that every year, the club located an institution outside Accra with a peculiar challenge and mobilized its members to provide assistance on National Farmers’ Day.

Metro Director of Education for Cape Coast Ms. Dorcas Asare received the equipment and supplies and thanked the Rotaract Clubs and their partner for the assistance. Ms. Asare identified lack of classroom furniture for students as a major problem in schools. She said in some schools students stat on the floor while in others you had three students sharing a shared desk for two students. Ms. Asare expressed the joy of the Directorate, noting that as educators, they appreciated the value of providing students with furniture and its ability to drastically improve teaching and learning at the school and across the Cape Coast Metropolis.

Credits: | Calvis Tetteh