- Ghanaian NGO, As I Grow, is helping to curb the spread of COVID-19 by donating to deprived communities
- Led by Debrah Bekoe, the NGO recently gave out nose masks to basic schools in the Akuapem North municipality
- Samuel Larbi, the vice secretary of the organisation has pleaded for financial support to embark on other projects
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As I Grow, a non-governmental organisation which is based in Larteh- Akuapem in the Eastern Region has decided to support, educate and provide a lifeline for the deprived communities and schools in the area.
Exclusive information disclosed to YEN.com.gh indicates that barely two weeks ago, the organisation visited some schools in the Akuapem North municipality.
The schools are, Behenase R/C Basic and Atabui M/A school where all students both primary and junior high schools were given face masks.
This gesture, according to the leader of the organization, Debrah Bekoe, is mainly because the deprived communities are usually left behind in terms of educational, social amenities, and infrastructural development.
He added that although the government has done a lot, more needs to be done on the side of the citizens, that is parents, opinion leaders, stakeholders, and other organisations.
Samuel Larbi, the vice secretary of the organisation has also pleaded with individuals, stakeholders, and institutions to come in to support AIG to embark on other projects that will free the deprived communities of poverty.
Another interesting story by YEN.com.gh has it that Craig Owusu, a 19-year-old student at the University of Ghana studying philosophy, psychology, and archaeology has created an outfit using water sachets
Information obtained directly from the level 100 student indicates that prior to him getting enrolled at UG, Craig graduated from the Osei Tutu senior high school.
Due to his exploits and creativity, Craig Owusu partook in the Youth Empowerment Awards and was able to win an award as a certificate sighted by YEN.com.gh has shown.
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