Otumfuo Osei Tutu II Foundation Donates Science Textbooks to Deprived Basic Schools in Akrofuom District
The Otumfuo Osei Tutu II Foundation in pursuit of improving the quality of life of Ghanaians by enhancing education has donated Prof. Quarm’s Science Textbooks and Workbooks to 24 deprived schools in the Akrofuom District of Ashanti region.
The Foundation in consultation with Ashanti Regional Directorate of Ghana Education Service (GES) selected these 24 deprived schools in the district to benefit from a donation of these NaCCA Approved Science Textbooks and Workbooks. A total of 5,760 books from Primary 1 to 6 were presented to hard-to-reach schools in 5 Circuits of the district.
This kind gesture exhibited by the King’s Foundation is the first phase of a series of Science Textbooks and Workbooks to be presented to selected deprived schools in Ashanti region in fulfillment of promoting Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) interest from the basic level of education in Ghana.
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II Foundation is a non-for-profit social development initiative of His Royal Majesty, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, primarily engaged in providing quality infrastructure, quality education, ICT infrastructure and other development initiatives for the people in Asanteman and Ghana in general.
Prof. Albert Quarm of Prof Quarm Publications gave 12,000 Basic School Science Textbooks and Workbooks valued at GHC 400,000.00 to the Foundation as his Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The books will be distributed to 24 schools in the district from primary 1 to 6 pupils to enhance teaching and learning. This donation is aimed at promoting science education at the basic levels of education to help inculcate in students a positive attitude towards science as a subject.
Some beneficiary schools include Yaadome D/A Basic, Asasebombesea D/A Basic, Adom Nyame D/A Primary, Nyamebekyere D/A Basic, Kramokrom D/A Basic¸ among others.