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A new kindergarten for Kruwi

Last week saw the commissioning of a new kindergarten for Kruwi village. It’s very important for villages to have kindergartens, so parents can leave their toddlers in safety while they go to work on their farms. Kruwi spent a day rejoicing when their kindergarten was finally up and running. The opening ceremony...

Latrines for PSK

This picture shows the layout of the latrines finished earlier this year at the three villages of Patese, Sesease and Kokoben, commonly known as PSK. After they’d finished the work, PSK appealed direct to the donors for a palm-oil presser, to enable them to sell palm oil at the local...

Our Italian team starts work

Work is underway to build a new clinic in the village of Adutwam, with finance provided by Ashanti Development Italia, co-founded by director Antonella Sinopoli. Antonella, who sponsors the village (Adutwam have made her their queen) is currently in Ashanti helping to supervise the building of a clinic in Adutwam....

Sixty latrines completed in Nkwabrim

This picture shows one of the last of the sixty latrines completed over the last two months in the village of Nkwabrim. Every household now has its own and the community has been trained in hygiene. The owner of this latrine spent his own money buying a pedestal for it. From...

A new kindergarten for Bimma village

Bimma Village has a new kindergarten, generously financed by the Rotary Club of Leigh. The unskilled building work was carried out by the villagers under the supervision of Ashanti development’s Programmes Manager, Nicholas Aboagye. In the photo, you can just see some of the children’s toys, painting and drawing equipment donated by Rotary’s Inner...