Madamfo Ghana Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organization has commissioned a mechanized borehole for the people of Brenye Kwa Community in Debibi in the Tain District of the Bono region.
The borehole will help solve the water supply challenges of the people of the community and its surroundings especially school children.
Mr. Enoch Sunday, Deputy Country Director of the Foundation, speaking at the commissioning, said the project was in response to a request by some stakeholders of the community and through their fact-finding mission to the community where they realized that water was one of the essential commodities the community lacked.
He disclosed that he was happy the project has come to an end as it would not only alleviate the sufferings of the community but it will also enhance teaching and learning in the community since pupils will no longer walk long distances in search of portable water.
According to him, the Madamfo Ghana Foundation is providing safe water to communities to assist the country attained Sustainable Development Goal Six which aims at providing access to safe drinking water.
He tasked the community to own and take care of the facility to benefit future generations.
In a speech read on behalf of the District Chief Executive, Madam Charity Akua Foriwaa Dwommoh, by the District Information Officer, Mr. Isaac Yeboah, the DCE expressed gratitude to the Madamfo Ghana Foundation for the project and other projects the Organization is rendering in the District to help bring development to the District.
She also commended the Organization for the gesture which would help to reduce the pains people in the area went through in search of portable water.
She called for community support towards the maintenance of the facility to prolong its lifespan.
Nana Amponsah Baako II, Apagyahene of Debibi thanked the donors for the support and pledge their commitment to take care of the facility.