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In Gyetiase, we recently managed to set up Skype in Gyetiase and Bonkron Primary Schools. Their twinned schools in the UK are now planning to connect with them.

We also showed children’s films to both schools. The photos were taken while the children were waiting for the films to start, and show David W making friends with the locals.

 

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A Thank-You Letter

Mpantuase-Nkwabrim has sent a lovely thank-you letter for some teachers’ latrines. I can’t get it to photocopy reasonably, so here’s what it says: –

Dear Sir/Madam
A LETTER OF APPRECIATION
The Headteacher, Odikro, Assemblyman, staff, Parent/Teacher Association /School Management Committee … wish to express their profound thanks and gratitude to you for accepting to construct a six-seater toilet facility for us.
The Headteacher as well as the people are highly delighted for your financial support …
We are, therefore, writing to honour appreciation and pray that the Almighty God bless you greatefully (sic).
We hope this humble letter would be accepted in good faith.

And here are a couple of photos of the work in progress.

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Too Far To Walk

Although there’s free primary school education in Ghana, the two little girls in the photo can’t attend. This is because their nearest school is at Kwamang, which is at least five kilometres distant. However, thanks to a generous sponsor, at least they’ll soon have household latrines.

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Latrines for Villagers Plus Settlers Groups

Esereso Village is quite remote from any town. It consists of a local community and separate settlement of Tuaregs – settlers from the north. Tuaregs or Fulanis are quite warlike and aggressive, and local people tend to keep their distance.
We’ve recently found a sponsor to develop Esereso and everyone, including the Tuaregs, is very happy. It looks as if the newcomers will at last start to integrate, as otherwise they may miss out on the latrines.

 

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Gyetiase Technical School

The Technical School is Gyetiase is well underway, providing training mainly to single mothers and offering them a way out of the extreme poverty many are currently suffering. Here are some pictures of the school with its teacher, Kofi Marfo from Nsuta.

 

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