UNESCO Donate To Buduburam
The supply of Teaching and learning materials to deprived schools plays a central to CHRAD’s activities and is one our core areas of service.
We solicit material aid for and on behalf of schools and school children in local communities to ensure that, challenges confronting them due to lack of these materials can be addressed.
Analysis from educationists indicates that, schools in rural and or deprived communities are under performing due to the following:
- Lack of teaching and learning materials such as recommended text books, exercise (copy) books, pen and pencils, calculator, chalk etc.
- Lack of basic facilities light, computers, Library
- Other basic things like shoes, uniform, school bag
- Hunger and starvation; children going to school on empty stomach causing lack of concentration and reducing their cognitive values.
- Lack of motivation etc
Owing to our continues effort to seek the welfare of these children, we apply to donor agencies for support.
This donation was therefore a direct response to our call on UNESCO’s Regional office, Accra for support.
One thousand (1,000) embossed exercise (copy) books were produced and other learning materials purchased and distributed among the school children at the Buduburam Refugee Settlement. CHRIDA Faith Foundation Academy and Emmanuel Lutheran School benefited from the donation.
Community and opinion leaders including the chairman of the Parents Teachers Association (PTA), the school authorities and the school children were overwhelmed and expressed appreciation to CHRAD for the initiative as well as UNESCO for the donation.
Since the donation items were shared among school children who were actively attending school, school attendance experienced a sharp increase in various classrooms.
Parents with evidently weak economic background were joyful in view of the fact that, the donation was a huge relief of burden for providing the items for the children.
As a way of encouraging school attendance, the school authorities are calling on well-wishers, philanthropists and the donor communities to support.