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BIRIM N: Netherland students provide apprenticeship centre

The students  

Thirteen student volunteers from the Delft Technical University in Netherlands have arrived in the country to help bring smile to children in the Hweakwae community in the Birim North District of the Eastern Region with development projects.

The volunteers are in the country through the instrumentality of BigStep Foundation, a non governmental organization (NGO) operating in the Birim North district.

The leader of the group Hidde Janssen in an interview with Ghanadistricts.com disclosed that as technical students, their interest is to help children in the hweakwae community to also acquire technical skills in various fields that would be useful to them in the future.

Thus, they have mobilized funds from the Netherlands and have come to use their expertise to establish apprenticeship training centre which would help train children in mechanics, woodworks, and mobile phone repairs among others.

The centre according to hidde would include machine hall, two lecture halls and teachers common room. He commended the chief of Hwaekwae, Nana Osei  Agyeman PrempeII for his role in ensuring that the project takes off successfully.

 Mr Samuel Anie-Amoah in charge of BigStep Foundation Ghana urged community members to play active roles in the execution of the project by coming out in their numbers to offer the necessary labour assistance to ensure timely completion of the project.

He was grateful to the students from the Netherlands for their continuous support and interest in helping deprived communities in the Birim North District.

BigStep Foundation, Ghana has through the support of BigStep Foundation in the Netherlands and other donors established a number of Information communication technology (ICT) centres for some selected schools in the district as well as other educational supports.

Dominic Shirimori/Ghanadistricts.com


Posted: 19-Nov
01. Netherland students provide apprenticeship centre

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