Denmark High School Donates To Youth Centre
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The Youth for Educational Center (YFC) at Asuofua in the Atwima-Nwabiagya District has taken delivery of educational materials donated by Denmark Rungsted High School and Virum School.
The items, valued at GH¢6,000, included 10 desktop computers, a projector, office furniture, books, playing equipment, and toys. The items were shipped into the country by a non-governmental organisation (NGO), STEPS.
Mr. Mogens Hansen, Principal of the Rungsted High School, speaking via Skype at the handing over ceremony, appealed to the management of the educational center to make maximum use of the items, and derive maximum benefits.
He revealed plans to encourage Danish volunteers to come and work in different capacities at the center to help the children fully exploit their talents in both academic and other educational activities.
LivLiebach Guttesen, a former student of Rungsted High School, who handed the items on behalf of the school to the YFC, expressed her gratitude to be in Ghana, and promised to exploit more opportunities for the YFC.
Mr. Ali Ibrahim, Proprietor of the school, said it was established to help children, irrespective of their socio-economic backgrounds, to have access to quality education.
According him, as a former Assembly Member for Asuofua, he was very much aware of the challenges many people faced in their pursuit of academic careers, their hence looking up to educational programme in Denmark to seek assistance for school children in the area.
He gave the assurance to assist the children to grow and become responsible adults to assume the mantle of leadership of the nation.
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