Source: GNA - Every visitor to the World Vision Ghana, Accra office was on Thursday encouraged to wash their hands with soap and running water at the gate before entering the offices as part of the sensitization on hand washing to mark Global hand washing day.
Earlier in the year, food suppliers threatened to cause the arrest of the head teachers of the Twin-City Special School and the Sekondi School for the Deaf, all in the Western Region, for non-payment of food supplies worth GHCedis70,000.
Source: thefinderonline.com -Special schools in the country continue to struggle for resources to operate.
The schools face numerous problems, including deplorable nature of their water system and shortage of teaching and learning materials.
Their living conditions are horrible and pitiable; the dormitories and the classrooms are overcrowded.
Source: GNA - Prince Bagnaba Mba, President of the Forum for National Equity, has advocated a national institute of policy and strategic studies, where civil and public servants would receive national orientation about the effective implementation of policies.
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - A United States of America (USA)-based non-governmental organisation, Wells for Relief International, has drilled 1,000 boreholes to provide potable water for a number of communities in five districts in the country.
The boreholes, which were drilled by Lifetime Wells Ghana, an affiliate of the US-based NGO, are fitted with hand pipes. The beneficiary communities are in the Akatsi North, Ketu North, Ketu South, Akatsi South, Nakpanduri, Bimbilla and Bunkpurugu-Yunyoo districts.
Source: TV3network.com - Students of the Mampong Senior High Technical School for the Deaf are reeling under poor and inadequate facilities for teaching and learning.
The school, established in 1975 to provide vocational, technical and secondary education for the hearing impaired, is ill-equipped to efficiently equipped the students with the requisite skill needed to survive.
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - Residents of La, in Accra, have benefited from a three-day free health screening exercise organised in the community.
The residents were screened for blood pressure, diabetes, HIV, tuberculosis and eye defects. They were also given post test counselling, dewormers and free condoms.
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - The National Investment Bank (NIB), has provided 110 mattresses to the Volta Regional Hospital in Ho to cater for the needs of patients.
The presentation of the items was done at the premises of the hospital as part of the bank’s corporate social Responsibility.
Source: GNA - Diamond Cement Ghana limited (DCGL), has organised a buffet party for more than 3000 street children in its charity event dubbed: “Diamond Cement’s Largest Buffet” at the independence square in Accra.
Source: GNA - The 75th Year Group of the Wesley Girls High School in Cape Coast on Sunday presented food items worth GH¢ 8,000 to the Orphans of Village of Hope at Gomoa Fetteh, in the Central Region.
The items include three gallons of 25 litters cooking oil, two bags of sugar, five boxes of tin fish, five boxes of antiseptic liquid, five boxes key soap, five boxes tasty tom Tomatoes, 10 bags of rice , 350 pieces of toilet roll, one leader box of soap and six max bags of maize.
Source: GNA - Safe Water Network, a non-governmental organisation in collaboration with three district assemblies has inaugurated Home Water Stations in three communities in the Ashanti Region.