Rotary Club of Kumasi cuts sod for 10-seater toilet facility for KASS

The Rotary Club of Kumasi has cut the sod for the construction of a 10-seater micro flush toilet facility to support the day students at Kumasi Anglican Senior High School (KASS) in the Kumasi Metropolis.

The project is to be completed within three months at the cost of US$10,000.

Nana Effah Mensah, President of Rotary Club of Kumasi, explained that the project was in partnership with the Salem Rotary Club, Virginia, USA, with sponsorship by various rotary clubs.

He stated that, Rotary, as a human-centered institution, had, over the years, demonstrated its commitment to helping to improve sanitation and access to potable water, which was a key feature in its seven focused areas.

According to him, the primary focus, as a club, was to help the poor and vulnerable in society, a commitment, he said, they would not renege upon towards making society better through their projects and programmes.

Nana Effah Mensah appealed to the school authorities and students to protect the property when completed to enable it stood the test of time.

He called on individuals and groups to come on board and support the government’s quest to maintain quality education.

According to him, the government was doing its best in improving access to education, hence, other stakeholders must also come aboard to offer help.

Mr. Samuel Pyne, Chief Executive of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA), lauded Rotarians for their efforts in improving the lives of mankind through their activities.

He said the project would help improve and resolve issues of poor sanitation in the school, and urged them to ensure that the project was sustained to serve generations to come.

The Headmaster of the school, Rev. Canon Francis Senkyiri, expressed gratitude to the Rotary Club of Kumasi for the gesture.

He called for the support of the general public in the provision of dustbins to keep the environment tidy.


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