Rotary gifts to Ghanaian school Apart from reading material, the Rotary Club of Accra-East presented wooden cupboards and other utility items for the Katobabi Presbyterian Primary School.
The Rotary Club Accra-East (Ghana – D 9102) and its Partners-In-Service donated educational and reading materials to the Kotobabi Presbyterian Kindergarten and Primary School.
The items also included wooden cupboards; veronica buckets and soap.
This donation was in line with Rotary International’s theme for 2017-18, “Rotary: Making a Difference” and also two of RI’s areas of focus, namely, improving basic education and Literacy and improving water and sanitation.
Members of the Rotary Club of Accra-East, Partners-in-Service and the teachers conducted reading sessions with the pupils and demonstrated proper handwashing techniques.
The Circuit Supervisor Julie Honugah and the Headmaster Alex Kofi Cooper received the items worth GH¢5,000 from Rotarian President Dinah Essilfie Bondzie and members of the Rotary Club of Accra-East.
Julie Honugah expressed her appreciation to the Rotary club and promised to ensure that the items donated would be effectively utilised.
She also expressed her interest in collaborating with the Rotary clubs in Ghana to support other schools within her district.
The Rotary Club of Accra-East’s Partners-in-Service present were the Rotaract Clubs of UPSA and Accra-East.
The Rotary Club of Accra-East is one of the local branches of Rotary International: an international service organisation whose stated purpose is to bring together business and professional leaders in order to provide humanitarian services, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and to advance goodwill and peace around the world.
It is a non-political and non-sectarian organisation open to all people regardless of race, colour, creed, religion, gender, or political preference.
Over 34,000 member clubs exist worldwide with about 1.2 million individuals, referred to as Rotarians, as members.
The Rotary Club of Accra-East is the first club in Ghana to attain full Paul Harris Fellowship status for all members.