With help from generous donations we have presented 60 books worth $40 USD to pupils at the Gbawe Methodist School in Accra. The items included much-needed exercise books and pencils as prizes to students for articles wrote about Human Rights during their After School program (Nkabom – Children’s Network) which supports 36 pupils.
8 students were presented with prizes. The next contest theme the children are writing about hunger and food and My Community, Gbawe - we look forward to providing you feedback on their articles!
Headmistress Mrs. Elizabeth Larbi who presented the books to students, said the book donation encouraged students to keep writing and motivated them.
Teacher Mr Alex Nyani of class Junior High School Class 3 at the Gbawe Methodist School expressed gratitude for the support given which helps pupils improve on their studies. The Children’s Network at the school which creates a safe after-school environment for pupils to do their homework and interact with their peers that enriches their lives and community.
Alex and Elizabeth say it helps students to share ideas and give them a supportive environment for learning.
Please watch the presentation podcast: http://paajaf.podomatic.com/entry/2012-10-25T11_16_41-07_00
So far, the story has featured in various online media, such as Vibe Ghana, Ghana News Aid and OnlinePRNews.
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