Kibi School For The Deaf gets support

SONY DSCSociete General Ghana, one of the leading banks in the country has presented 20 desktop computers and accessories to the Kibi School for the Deaf in Accra.

The computers valued at GH¢15,000 formed part of the bank’s corporate social responsibilities towards educational institutions with the objective of contributing to the development of the country’s education system.

Mr. Gilbert Hie, Managing Director of the bank, presenting the items, said the gesture was one of the bank’s interventions to help in bridging the Information and Communication Technology gap in the educational sector.

Mr. Hie was optimistic the computers would help to equip the school’s ICT laboratory to improve research by teachers and students in the school.

He said over the years, the bank had contributed immensely to the development of Ghana’s educational, and other sectors through its many corporate social interventions.

The Managing Director mentioned the Ghana Rugby Association, Ghana Heart Foundation, and Shelter for Abused Children as some of the few institutions that have benefited from such commitments from the bank .

The headmaster of the school, Mr. Michael M. C. Cudjoe, who received the computers, thanked the bank for the support.

He pledged to ensure the effective utilisation and maintenance of the facility so as to achieve the desired objectives in enhancing ICT education in the school.

By Victor Buxton 

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