Kraft Hauze Africa, a non-governmental organization (NGO) has promoted basic education in the Upper West Region (UWR) of Ghana by donating computers, stationery and other packages to residents and pupils to foster educational interest in the region.
This initiative spearheaded by Ms. Deborah Derry aims at achieving goal 4 (Quality Education) of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and aslo to encourage young women, girls and the youth at large who cannot go through main stream education to acquire vocational skills which will enhance the work force of the community and Ghana at large.
The donation package which was made in Chebogo,in the Upper West Region on December 26, 2022 included 1000 exercise books, boxes of stationery, clothings, shoes, games set and console, cash donations and various food items. It amounted to over GHC50,000.
The Chief and Elders, Headteacher and Youth Leaders as well as the entire people of the Chebogo were present at a gathering in the center of the community to receive the items.
Speaking to the media after the presentation, Ms. Deborah Derry remarked that Kraft Hauze Africa has at the heart of its core mandate, the promotion of the SDG goals, 1,3, 4, 5, and 8.
Ms. Derry stated that the NGO has championed socio-economic actions for vulnerable societies and minority groups through the provision of vocational education, skills and workshop training.
“This is where I hail from hence my decision to give back to the society that birthed me”
We have in the past done several projects to enhance women and children rights and their economic empowerment. We continue to do our annual breast cancer awareness campaign and screening as well as other positive activities that has the people and the planet at heart.
“The aim has been to achieve the SDGs goals and close the poverty gap we experience especially in my home region, Upper West and to encourage the literacy numbers here.” Ms. Derry told the media during the presentation of the items to the people of Chebogo in the Upper West Region of Ghana.
The event climaxed late afternoon with some dagara music and dancing, fun games etc which brought joy and merry making to compliment the festive season.
Source: Purefmonline.com || 2022