Mr Nafis Quaye, right, making the donation
Youth focused nonprofit organization, World Youth Opportunity (WYO), Ghana Chapter, has donated personal protective equipment (PPE) and sports supplies to the Ayawaso Central Education Directorate in Accra.
The items; cartons of hand sanitizer, facemasks, jerseys and footballs are in support of the physical education activities of the New Town Experimental Basic and the Kotobabi 11 Basic schools under the directorate.
Presenting the items, founder and president of WYO, Nafis Quaye, said the gesture was to ensure the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic is tackled from the basic level of the community.
Appealing to the pupils to take their lessons seriously, Mr Quaye emphasized the need to respect authority and to continuously take key interest in personal protection and hygiene, particularly during this pandemic.
“As a philanthropic organization, we have done this in other basic schools including Alajo 1&2 Basic Schools where we donated computer laboratories.
As a youth focused NGO, we are going to do more in the future to ensure that WYO contributes to the education and training to empower the youth of our community” Mr. Quaye emphasized.
The CEO of the Ghana Chapter of WYO, Godfred Tawiah Gogo, reiterated the need for teachers to continuously serve as guides in schools in order to ensure progress and healthy educational wellbeing of pupils.
Receiving the items, the Ayawaso Central Municipal Director of Education, Augustus Owusu-Agyemfra, expressed appreciation to WYO for the gesture and said the donation was timely.
He assured that the items would be used for its intended purpose and asked that WYO considers other aspects of support that the directorate may need.