The Second Lady, Samira Bawumia and her foundation have provided educational resources to schools in the Akuapem North Municipal Assembly of the Eastern Region.
Dubbed, ‘Samira Empowerment and Humanitarian Projects (SEHP)’, the foundation aimed at strengthening and promoting early childhood numeracy while also providing a sound mathematical foundation for pre-primary students on Thursday, July 22, 2021 donated to schools in the area.
Items donated include, mathematical educational pack (KG1 and 2) teachers guide, numeracy text books, activity books and work books.
Over 300 students from 10 schools will benefit from the donation made.
They included, Mamfe Methodist Primary, KG, Akorase Methodist KG, AmanokromPresby KG, Larteh Methodist KG, Orange stars KG, Larteh Roman Catholic KG, LartehPresby KG, Larteh Salvations KG, Larteh MA KG, and Larteh Anglican KG.
Addressing the media, she indicated the future of a Ghanaian student is very key and the objective is to provide a strong foundation for their effort made for schooling and also drive their comfort.
“This initiative is very dear to my heart because it concerns the future of our children. It provides the opportunity to build a strong foundation for our children.” She said.
“That will enable them to thrive and enhance their well-being. A child early years at a foundation for his or her future development, providing a strong base for lifelong learning and including cognitive and social development.”
She continued that, “It is her vision to contribute significantly to raising the next generation of leaders and critical thinkers in the next generation in our dear nations. Over the years, we’ve embarked on many interventions in line with this vision and is of this reason that SEHP is embarking on this initiative to provide educational materials to at least 200 pre-schools across the country”
She added, the objective of the initiative is to improve and develop early childhood numeracy and to provide pre-primary school pupils with a solid foundation in mathematics.
She affirmed; the foundation does not only donate books but said they also provide training to teachers on how to utilize the books.
She has therefore encouraged teachers to effectively utilize the books to the benefit of the children and also imploring them to take a good care of the books for future use.
The Samira Empowerment and Humanitarian Projects) (SEHP) is a non-profit organization founded with the goal of empowerment the impoverished in Ghana through a variety of social intervention projects.