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02.06.2005 Regional News

Kwame Dwuma community builds house for teachers


Kwame-Dwuma Sreso (Ash), June 2, GNA- The chiefs and people of Kwame-Dwuma Sreso in the Atwima Mponua District, have through self-help built a three bedroom house for teachers in the town.

They financed the project through the payment of special development levies, fund-raising and other voluntary contributions.

Nana Siaw Manu, the chief of the town, made this known when officers from the District Education Directorate inspected educational infrastructure in the town.

He said plans were far advanced for the rehabilitation of the local Junior Secondary School and primary school buildings. Nana Manu gave the assurance that more houses would be built for teachers and appealed to the District Assembly to provide building materials to facilitate the efforts.

Nana Yaa Akua, Queenmother of the town, appealed to parents to ensure that their children, especially girls were enrol in school. Mr Baffour Asare-Bediako, an Assistant Director of Education in charge of Human Resource Management and Development, praised the people for their initiative.

He said every community had a role to play in enhancing teaching and learning.

He also asked them to collaborate with teachers to ensure discipline among school children.

The District Community Participation Coordinator, Mr Richard Owusu Agyemang advised the communities to provide incentives for teachers to motivate them to give off their best. 02 June 05