Dwowulu Rotary club has donated a well constructed bore hole worth sixteen thousand cedis (GHS16000) to Gankama community, a town near Aburi in the eastern region.
The investment forms part of the Club’s social responsibility targeted at complementing national effort to aid development in society.
The Rotary Club of Accra Dzorwulu’s water and sanitation investment venture is also tagged as a big step forward towards empowering the community within its broader social responsibility mantra.
The water project is the Rotary Club of Accra’s flagship initiative among projects executed in the 2016/2017 Rotary year.
Nana Yaw Ampem-Darko Antwi , the President of the Rotary Club of Accra Dzorwulu, who did the presentation at a ceremony, explained that through the Accra Club discover one particular problem in communities and raise money to assist.
“This year we have settled on 3 projects, cleft, education and water..and as the world celebrates water day Rotary chose to assist Gankama, a community which has difficulty in accessing water”.
He said the investment in the Gankama water project also seeks to assist the whole community as a means to end water scarcity.
“We have raised the standard of the school to afford the underprivileged a chance to school at an early stage,” he said.
Mr Dweben noted that early childhood education allows children a quick start and good foundation with the requisite learning skills.
“Our club seeks to empower the community we are serving through our 3 focus strategies which are health, water and sanitation.
“This year, we have organised a cleft surgery for children, and this water project is but a few of the projects are completing this year,” he said.
Nkosuohemaa of Gankama commended the Rotary Club of Accra Dzorwulu for the gesture and for continuously offering support to the community in diverse ways.
Rotary is a service organisation with professionals from different disciplines united in service.
The Rotary International has adopted: “Rotary serving humanity,” as global theme for 2017.