Tarcoma Educational Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), has donated stationery worth Gh¢6,000 to the Imam Khomeini Islamic Basic School to enhance teaching and learning.
The donated items include packs of erasers, pens, pencils, reading, exercise books and workbooks, sharpeners, and a host of others.
The maiden donation exercise, led by Dr Benjamin Aboagye, Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation, was to ease the burden of parents and to alleviate the plight of the school children to access quality education.
Dr. Aboagye who is also a senior lecturer at the Department of Forensic Sciences at the University of Cape Coast, said the gesture was also to facilitate academic work and improve reading among students and pupils.
Mr. Kwadwo Korankye, the donor and a businessperson, indicated that quality education remained the surest legacy the country could bequeath to the younger generation, hence the need to help the Foundation extend help to school children.
He urged the pupils to particularly, read the books to enrich their vocabulary and knowledge on wide range of stories and subjects and to fulfil the purpose of the donation.
“We want to see our children advance knowledge, and this is our contribution to the society, we will be fulfilled if all of these materials are put into good use, “he added.
Receiving the items, Mr Ali Salifu, the Assistant Head Teacher of the school thanked the Organization for the gesture and appealed for more teaching and learning materials from philanthropists and organisations to facilitate academic progress in the school.
“Your gesture is well appreciated, we promise to put this into good use such that batches would come to meet and benefit, but we ask for more, like Oliver twist “, he further added.