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29.10.2008 Education

Association of Rural and Community Banks donates to two institutions

By GNA

The Western Regional Branch of the Association of Community and Rural Banks on Wednesday donated food items, quantity of soap and toilet rolls estimated at about 750 Ghana Cedis to the Twin-City Special School for the Mentally Challenged at Essaman, near Sekondi.

The food items included bags of rice and sugar and packs of biscuits, powdered milk and quantity of oranges.

Mr. Nathaniel Arthur, Regional President of the Association, made the presentation which was received by Miss Elizabeth Amewowor, the Headmistress of the school.

Mr. Arthur said the association had earlier made a similar donation to the Sekondi School for the Deaf at Inchaban as part of this year's celebration of Rural Banking Week and World Thrift Day.

He said the week is to inculcate the saving habit to ensure that at least 90 per cent of money in the system is saved in banks.

Miss. Amewowor thanked the association for coming to the aid of the school and appealed to individuals and organization to assist the school with teaching aids including television sets and DVD players.

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