Nana Nyarkor Etua the third, chief of Agona Nkum in the Agona West Municipality, has expressed his appreciation to Give to Eat Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), for its numerous development projects executed in the area since 2011.
Nana Etua who is also the Obatan of the Agona Traditional Area, stated this at a ceremony to commission a four-in-one toilet facility valued at GHC 12,000 for a public school at Agona Nkum.
He commended the NGO for constructing stand-by pipes for two schools in the area, providing free school uniforms to over 600 children, renovating school buildings, organizing periodic free health care screening exercises in the area, awarding scholarships to 42 brilliant but needy children from Kindergarten to Junior High School..
The chief said the provision of the numerous development projects would go a long way to ensure the growth of the community, adding, “I am hopeful you will continue to bring more development to the area as we are ready to partner you to develop the community”.
Nana Rev. Dr. Kingsley Arthur Abban, Development Chief of Agona Nkum, and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Give to Eat Ghana, a Ghanaian pastor based in Germany, said government was committed to bring development to the doorsteps of the people.
‘We as NGO thought it wise to use our limited resources and rich expertise to supplement the efforts of the government to create a conducive environment for the people.’
Nana Rev. Dr. Abban used the occasion to urge stakeholders in area to properly groom the children to take advantage of the numerous developments the Member of Parliament for the area, the Municipal Assembly, and what they were also providing to encourage the children, the nation’s most valuable assets, to concentrate on their education.
He emphasized the need for beneficiaries of such development projects to cultivate the culture of periodic maintenance to help prolong their life span.
He disclosed that the NGO had also provided interest-free loans to women in the area to set up their own small businesses, and advised them to work with it and pay back for others to also benefit.
Nana Rev. Dr. Abban and Nana Etua, later jointly cut the tape to symbolize the commissioning of the toilet faculty constructed by the NGO. GNA