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 now on, whenever a new house is built in Nkwabrim the owner will be taught how to construct a latrine to go with it.
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 Wheel. Bimma children have a much better chance of a healthy and happy childhood because of the time, money and commitment of all these people.
And in early November we also bought teaching materials for Bimma’s Junior High School, thanks to the generosity of the Rotary Club’s Inner Wheel.
Work began in November The picture shows the villagers moulding the blocks which will be used to build the walls.
Meanwhile, the school staff and community of Dida Village have sent us a thank-you letter for the school latrines we built for them last year and for teaching equipment kindly donated by Christ Church, Lewes.