04.05.2005 Diaspora News

Brakwa Citizens in NY donate towards project

Brakwa Citizens in NY donate towards project
LISTEN MAY 4, 2005

Brakwa (C/R), May 4, GNA - Brakwa citizens resident in New York have contributed 13.6 million towards water project to be embarked upon at Brakwa in Asikuma Odoben Brakwa District. Making the presentation in cash at a ceremony at Brakwa, Mr. Francis Obeng, the representative from New York said that this was the third time within one month in the year that the citizens had made donations towards the improvement of living conditions at Brakwa. He said on March 10, 2005 the association presented educational books worth three million cedis to five JSS in the town to promote education and on March 31, 2005 the same group of people provided 58 street bulbs valued at 3.5 million cedis to brighten the streets of the town. Mr. Obeng, accompanied by Mr. Luke A. Achenie and Mrs Brakye who presented the contribution appealed to the people to use the money for the purpose it was intended.
Receiving the donation, Mr. Emmanuel K. Asiedu, Secretary to Brakwa Town Council and
the Water and Sanitation (WATSAN) Committee assured them of proper utilisation of the fund.

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