The Sahara Group refurbished the metal Works Technical Workshop for Manhean Senior High Technical School in Tema.

The refurbishment work included the construction of a shed for carpentry and welding students and the procurement of the following equipment to enhance training:

  • Hand-powered angle grinder/cutting tool
  • Welding machines
  • Sun-Flex grinding disc
  • Lathe machines
  • Mounted drilling/milling/grinding machines
  • Welding accessories
  • Safety equipment, etc. as well as several electrical and safety gadgets to ensure protection of the students.

Country Manager of Sahara Group Ghana Tosin Etomi said the Group’s wanted to contribute to the school’s objective of providing technical education and training that produces people who are competent in their chosen vocations without a need for pre-employment training.

Mr. Etomi added that the young students would eventually join the talent pool that would drive the ongoing transformation in towards sustained economic growth and development of Ghana.

Mr. Emmanuel Kobina Beddu, Headteacher of the school described the intervention by Sahara Group as having exceeded expectations. He noted that the school now had a bigger, better space for learning and the equipment needed to teach students technical and transferable skills.

Oluseyi Ojurongbe, Manager, Sahara Foundation said the workshop upgrade follows an earlier project in which Sahara Foundation built a six-cubicle sanitation facility and upgraded the school building with seven classroom blocks.