The Centre for Child Development Research and Referral (CCDRR) in partnership with the Faculty of Educational Foundations, has donated 20 plastic chairs to Archbishop Amissah Memorial Basic School at Duakor in Cape Coast.
Purpose of the Donation
Explaining the rationale behind the donation, the Coordinator of CCDRR, Dr. Lebbaeus Asamani, explained that the items were to support practicum sessions in the school. He noted that the donation was a way of showing appreciation to the school for hosting students from the Faculty of Educational Foundations for their Practicum.
Dr. Asamani further indicated that the presentation was a fulfilment of a promise they made to the school upon realising that the chairs for pupils were not enough. He thanked the headteacher, teachers and pupils for their warm reception and cooperation with CDRR and the Faculty of Educational Foundations. He urged the headteacher, teachers and pupils to take care of the chairs and put them to good use to help train and produce resourceful people for the country.
Presenting the chairs the Dean of the Faculty of Educational Foundations, Prof. Eric Nyarko Sampson, commended the headteacher and teachers for supporting students from the Faculty when they come for practicum sessions in the school. He urged the headteacher and teachers to recognise the donation as an appreciation to strengthen and deepen their friendship, adding that “CCDRR and Faculty of Educational Foundations will count on your cooperation.”
Appreciation to CCDRR and Faculty of Educational Foundations
The Headteacher, of the School, Mr. Justin Ekor, who received the donation expressed gratitude to CCDRR and the Faculty for responding to their plea their kind gesture towards the school through the donation and indicated that “We are very appreciative and we will continue to count on your support”.
The occasion was also graced by the former Coordinator, CCDRR, Dr. Irene Vanderpuye, the Faculty Officer, Mr. Kweku Arhin, the Faculty Accounts Officer, Mr. Iddrisu Abubakar as well as some staff of the Faculty of Educational Foundations and CCDRR.