Unilever Ghana Foundation (UGF), working in partnership with Global Communities and USAID, financed the construction of Hygiene Stations in ten selected schools in Tema, Ashaiman and Kpone Katamanso areas. Beneficiaries included:
  • AME Zion Bethel JHS,
  • St. Augustine’s Primary
  • SDA Primary Schools in Ashaiman
  • Manhean Anglican Primary A, B and C,
  • Sakumono Holy Child RC Basic
  • Kotobabi TMA JHS and
  • Kpone Presby Basic A and B in Kpone Katamanso.
Unilever Ghana’s Hygiene Stations are part of the company’s corporate social responsibility and are meant to increase access to hygienic toileting facilities for students in basic schools.
Trustee and representative of UGF Mr. Joel Nettey expressed his delight in knowing that through the Hygiene Stations initiative, some 5,000 basic school children and their teachers in could now access decent toileting facilities within school premises. Mr. Nettey charged beneficiaries of the facilities to ensure proper maintenance to ensure the facilities are available for many years. Administrator of Unilever Ghana Foundation Mr. Henry H. Malm said the donation was an opportunity for Unilever Ghana to assure its partners and the communities that they were always at the centre of everything they did. Ashaiman Municipal Director of Education, Rev. Mrs. Joyce Orleans Madjitey received the facilities and thanked the company and its  partners for promoting the practice of regular handwashing among in basic schools. Credits: Myjoyonline.com |Abubakar Ibrahim