Students of the Twin City Special School at Essipong in the Sekondi Takoradi metropolis are likely to stay in darkness due the schools inability to pay an accrued electricity bills totaling about Seven thousand Ghana cedis (GHc7,000.00).
Payment of electricity bills according to the house master of the school Mr. Wisdom Dzokoto, is one of the major challenges facing the school now.
Mr Dzokoto disclose this in an interview when the Golden Star Ladies club last Saturday 8th March 2014, as part of its activities marking this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) presented items made up of drinks, toiletries and sporting equipment worth One thousand Ghana Cedis (GHc1,000.00) to the School.
He said the school now has 120 students with three different categories of disabilities confronting them. They are the Educable, Trainable and Severe or Profound,
The president of the Bogoso Ladies club Madam Doris Derry Presenting the items, said there have been great leaps forward for women worldwide in education, the world of work, justice and political representation, but there is still more to be done.
“As a club it gives us a chance and time to reflect our continuing struggle for equality, justice, peace and development” she added.
“We believe that girls and young women are agents of change, so we will be joining the millions of girls and women across the globe celebrating and taking action for IWD 2014. That’s why the Golden Star Ladies Club are a charity of choice for the global hub for International Women’s Day”.
She said, Golden Star Ladies Club recognizes the generosity of its sponsors and supporters particularly Golden Star Bogosso/Prestea and Wassa to all its programs that support women and have raised awareness on their achievements, plight and challenges.