Chantan, Nii Okaiman and Israel Districts of The Church of Pentecost in the Kaneshie Area on December 5, 2019, donated 100 bags of cement worth GH¢ 3,100.00 to the Abeka Motorway Basic School and Chantan M. A. Experimental Basic School.
The team was led by the Zonal Chairman, Pastor Benjamin Ampea-Badu (Chantan District Minister), assisted by Pastors Emmanuel Kwasi Appiah and Samuel De-Graft Anto of Israel and Nii Okaiman Districts respectively, as well as some officers of the church.
Presenting the cement, Pastor Benjamin Ampea-Badu said that the two schools which share common compound have been the venue for most of the church’s conventions in the zone and that it behoves on the church, as part of its social responsibility, to support the schools in their on-going building/fencing project.
According to Pastor Ampea-Badu, the Vison 2023 of The Church of Pentecost which aims at possessing the nations for Christ also encourages churches to provide support to society. He was hopeful that the donation will inure to the benefit of the two schools by improving upon their structures to promote learning.
On his part, Pastor Emmanuel Kwasi Appiah of Israel District said that the wellbeing of children is of great concern to the church and prayed that the gesture would go a long way to affect the schools positively.
The Assembly Member of Chantan, Hon. Abdul Fathah Sheriff, could not hide his joy but to express his utmost gratitude to the church.
The Chairman of the School’s Management Committee who doubles as the P.T.A Chairman of Chantan M. A. Experimental Basic School, Mr. Stephen Yeboah, thanked the church and reiterated how badly they needed the cement, saying that it has come at the right time to give the two schools the necessary facelifts they deserve.
Present at the short ceremony was the Headmistress of Chantan M. A. Experimental Basic School, Mrs Evelyn Barbara Adjei, and her colleague at Abeka Motorway Basic School, Mr. Theodore Kalayi, and the P. T. A. Vice Chairman, Mr. Julius Fiadjoe.
Also in attendance were Mr. George Tata and Madam Matilda Amihere (Basic School Coordinator) of Ga Central Municipal Education Office who represented the Municipal Director of Education.
Report by Richard Osei.