It was an uncontrollable feeling of excitement from teachers, parents and pupils of KloAkwapim R/K Basic School in YiloKrobo Municipality in the Eastern Region, when Zoe Humanitarian Project handed over a cheque of GH₵45,000 to renovate dilapidated classroom blocks.
Zoe Humanitarian Project, a non-profit organisation was established to empower children and the youth as a whole with focus on the disadvantaged in society.
The Zoe Humanitarian Projects idea was conceived when Zoe, an Afro-Italian girl, was born marking the beginning of her parents giving back to children in Ghana.
The presentation, which took place on Thursday marked the birthday of Zoe, who turned three.
Presenting the cheque, ace Radio and Television Personality, Akumaa Mama Zimbi, who made the presentation on behalf oflittle Zoe said it was in honour of a promise made to the school.
She then urged the authorities to put the money into good use to improvetheir situation for the better. They added that by December, renovation works should be completed.
She said education was the key to success, and as a result the Zoe Foundation to help empower the children in that regard.
The headmaster, Samuel Tetteh,also thanked the foundation for such a timely support and said such gesture would help teaching and learning.
On behalf of the community and PTA, that it would be used for the purpose for which it was provided.
The team further headed to the Akropong School for the Blind, where they donated assorted products to the school.
The items donated included, musical instruments, bags of rice, detergents, toilet rolls, bars of soap, gallons of cooking oil, cartons of milk, boxes of indomie, packs of water among, and assorted drinks among others.
They also organised a party for all the children.
At the presentation, Lorreta Asante, the country Diirector,said it was in celebration of Zoe’s birthday and added that her birth had been a blessing for the family.
The organisationseekstopromote equity and improve lives through social interventions, with their core mandate is rooted inproviding education and healthcare.
By Edem Mensah-Tsotorme