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Brother’s Brother Foundation donates to schools in Ashanti

BY: Samuel K. Obour

The Brother’s Brother Foundation, a US-based non-governmental organisation, in collaboration with the Spiritan University College at Ejisu in the Ashanti Region, has donated 2,000 assorted books costing GH¢80,000.00 to some first and second cycle schools in the Ashanti Region.

The books span Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, English Grammar and Literature and the beneficiary schools were: Ejisuman Senior High School, Ejisu M/A Model Schools, St. Anthony Catholic Schools at Bantama-Kumasi, Spiritan Academy at Adankwame-Kumasi, and Niebimamn Catholic  SHS.

Presenting the books at separate ceremonies, Rev. Fr. Anthony Anomah, Vice Rector of the Spiritan University College, said the donation was to meant to promote education in the region and nation at large.

He advised the students to take their studies seriously since that was the only way to secure a better future.

Rev. Fr. Anomah also said the university college would continue to collaborate with other educational institutions both within and outside the country to promote education in the country, particularly in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipality.

The Country Representative of Brother’s Brother Foundation, Dr Seth Bekoe, stated that the foundation was established to ensure that young people in developing countries enjoyed quality education.

He said one way to fight poverty was to provide citizens with quality education and healthcare delivery.

Rev. Collins Oppong Anane, Headmaster of Ejisuman Senior High, commended the Brother’s Brother Foundation and the Spiritan University for their generosity and appealed to other philanthropists and NGOs to emulate their example.

He pledged that they would ensure that students use the books to improve their academic performance.