Heritage Bank supports Free SHS with Mathematics Books

By
Eunice Hilda Ampomah, GNA
    

Accra, Sept. 13, GNA – Heritage Bank, a wholly
owned Ghanaian bank, on Thursday, donated thousands of Mathematics Revision
Books to Senior High Schools (SHS) through the Ministry of Education.

A statement by the bank, copied to the Ghana
News Agency and signed by Mr Ebenezer Akyeampong, Head of Marketing, Branding
and Communication, said the donation was done in collaboration with other
agencies working closely with renowned professors and teachers in the area of
mathematics and science education.

The statement said Heritage Bank, believes in
the dream of Ghanaians. “We believe that it’s possible for a Ghanaian child
from a deprived community to attain higher education and achieve his or her
dream of launching a rocket to the moon.

“Therefore, when this idea came to us, we
thought we have to do everything possible to support it and push the
government’s Free Senior High School programme”.

The statement said the initiative will improve
the learning of Mathematics and Science to churn out leaders, who can drive
innovation and be at the forefront of development in the country, adding that,
it’s their vision for every SHS student to have a copy of the book in few years
later.

According to the statement, the Minister of
Education, who received the books on behalf of the Schools congratulated
Heritage Bank and other agencies who supported to bring the idea into fruition.

It said the Minister challenged them to do
more by way of printing copies of the books for distribution to every SHS
student, since all the organisations need a work force, who are well vexed in
Mathematics and Science.

The statement said government is also very
committed to supporting girls in Science, Technology, Engineering and
Mathematics, therefore the action by the Bank and other agencies will go a long
way to support the agenda.

GNA

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