General News of Monday, 19 November 2018
Source: Daniel Bampoe
Kaneko Pencil Company Limited, a pencil producing company in Japan in collaboration with PMKF a company in Ghana has donated about 200,000 pencils to various Metropolitans, Municipalities and Districts Education Directorate in Ghana.
The donation was done to augment and help basic schools with materials that can make the students learn with ease.
The team of donors was led by, the Executive Secretary of the Ghana Small Scale Oil Palm Producers Association (GSSOPPA) and the recent award winner of the Forty Under Forty awards for Agriculture Business, Mr Paul Amaning, as part of their support to the educational system in the country.
Mr. Paul Amaning presenting the pencils to the Kwaebirim Municipal Education Directorate which among other tall list where the pencils would be presented to said, his partners in Japan are keenly interested in the improvement of the Ghanaian educational standards and are willingly ready to give support to school going Children in the country.
According to him, he feels happy to support his root because he had this primary and secondary education in the same district and took the opportunity to encourage the students to learn hard so they became good leaders of their respective communities so they can also support the younger generation.
The District Education Director, Mr. Samuel Ntow, who received the donations on behalf of the Kwaebirim Education Directorate expressed his appreciation to Mr Paul Amaning and his partners urging them to continue with their good work.
He continued to plead with government, NGOs and individuals who wish to come to their aid with other academic enhancement equipment like computers, readers among others to help accelerate the growth of the education standards in the districts.
He also advised the students to make important use of the support they are receiving from government, NGOs and individuals.
So far the Pencils have been donated to other municipalities in the Region.