Helping Africa Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has donated books to the Sam Jonah Library of the University of Cape Coast (UCC).
The books included African Biography, The Price of Civilisation, The Collected Writings of Joe Brainard, and The End of Poverty.
The donation forms part of a project initiated by the NGO to encourage students in the Central Region to read and enhance their academic performance.
Dr. Deborah Rose presenting the books to Prof. Ernest Kofi Davis
At a short presentation ceremony at the library, the President of the Foundation, Dr. Deborah Rose, pointed out that she was donating on behalf of her uncle, Dr. Daniel Rose, to empower students through books and educational materials to assist them in achieving high academic laurels.
She expressed the hope that the books would also help improve the knowledge base of students.
Dr. Rose admonished the staff of the library and students to take good care of the books to facilitate teaching and learning.
Receiving the books on behalf of the library, the Provost of the College of Education Studies, Prof. Ernest Kofi Davis, expressed appreciation to the organisation for the benevolent act.
"These books will contribute immensely to helping students of the University", he highlighted.
The provost assured the NGO that the books would be put to good use to benefit all who would visit the library.
"They would be kept well and put to good use ", he noted.
The University Librarian, Dr Mac-Anthony Cobblah, in a brief remark, called for more support from other firms and organisations and encouraged students to make good use of the library and to read extensively to become responsible citizens in the country.
Dr. Deborah Rose and other University officials and dignitaries posed for the press after the donation
Source: Documentation and Information Section