Accra, Sept. 20, GNA – Karpowership Ghana
Company Limited has supported 102 brilliant but needy students from the Tema
This forms part of the Company’s commitment to
contribute to the communities within which it operates.
The beneficiaries were selected across five
different schools: Manhean Presbyterian Primary A and B, Manhean TMA JHS 1 and
2, and the Manhean Community Primary School.
Speaking at the presentation ceremony,
Corporate Communication Specialist for Karpowership Ghana Company Limited,
Sandra Amarquaye, said “Our commitment to the Ghanaian society goes beyond the
provision of reliable, efficient and affordable electricity. We believe in the
adage that education is the major tool that can change the world and as a
company we channel our investment in meeting the needs of the communities in
“This year, in addition to offering
Scholarship, the company introduced a mentorship programme for the community
school, where students were taken through various subjects including financial
literacy, the job market and its requirements, as well as gender equality”, she
The Head Master of Manhean TMA JHS 1, Mr.
Ransford Nunoo said, “We are pleased with Karpowership’s move to support
education in the Manhean Community. There exist the proclivity of some
brilliant students falling through the cracks and not completing school because
of the lack of funds and the absence of guidance and purpose. The award of the
scholarships coupled with the mentorship programme is a move in the right
direction in terms of its impact on the student community.”
Since the beginning of Karpowership’s
operations in Ghana, the company has consistently supported the Tema Manhean
Community in the areas of community development and education.
The company would relocate its 450MW Karadeniz
Powership Osman Khan to the Sekondi Naval Base in order to utilize the gas
resources in the Western enclave, next year, in accordance with the Ministry of
Energy’s project schedule.
Karpowership is committed to supplying Ghana
with efficient, reliable and affordable energy.
Karpowership is the only owner, operator and
builder of the first Powership™ (floating power plant) fleet in the world.
Currently, the company has over 2,500 employees, and owns and operates 15
Powerships with an installed capacity of 2,800 MW.