Ghana's 2020 Most Outstanding Teacher and the Author of Best Time Computing textbook Mr. Eric Asomani Asante, has taken delivery of 2000 copies of Science Practical Textbooks to support less endowed schools as part of his educational project in Ghana.
The books worth fifty thousand Ghana cedis (Gh¢50,000) were donated to him by Mr. Ruben Ggbedema, the CEO of Ruben Series which is a publishing firm located in Tema.
Before Mr. Eric Asomani Asante was adjudged the winner of Ghana's Best Teacher award scheme for the year 2020, he had already embarked on a number of philanthropic projects to promote education in Ghana.
He has never relented in his philanthropic efforts at promoting education after being adjudged the 2020 Most Outstanding Teacher.
Indeed Mr. Asomani Asante has however used his position as the Best Teacher to solicit for and donated 50 laptops and 100 desktop computers to six Schools between 22nd and 26th March, 2021.
As part of his exploits, he is currently constructing a modern Science and ICT Laboratory Complex at Akuasi in the Eastern Region which is at the roofing stage.
Eric Asomani Asante again, has and still using his Digital Age IT Fun Club to provide IT training to a lot of teachers and students across the country.
As it is said, one's good deeds shall always carry his name along the path of life, Mr. Ruben Gbedemah heard of the good works of his colleague publisher, Eric Asomani Asante is embarking upon and has today Tuesday 8th June, 2021 donated 2000 pieces of Science Practical Textbooks worth Gh¢50,000 to support the 2020 Most Outstanding Teacher.
Mr. Eric Asomani Asante in receiving the items thanked Mr. Ruben for his kind gesture and assured him that the books would be put into good use.
He added in consultation with his project committee head, the Tema Metro Education Director, Mrs. Bernice Ofori, 1000 copies of the books will be donated to schools in Greater Accra Region while 1000 copies would benefit some schools in the Central and Volta regions.
In an interview on the sidelines of the programme, the Metro Director of Education and 2020 Best Teacher Project Committee Chairperson, Mrs. Bernice Ofori said "Material resources are very important in modern day education and the 2000 science textbooks are going to benefit thousands of Ghanaian children in their Education".
Again, Mr. Abednego Neuttey, the Tema Metro GNAT Chairman also in attendance indicated that, teachers are going to benefits from this donation that will be made available to over 30 public schools across the country.
He further pledged his support to provide fuel to the Best Teacher as he distributes the books to those deprived Schools identified under his project.
Other dignitaries at the function were the ICT coordinator, Mrs. Rita Brown, Mr. Ransford Narteh, SMIE Coordinator, Ekua Attah Obimpeh PRO, Beatrice Ofori Adu S&M and Mrs. Afua Serwah Debrah, Head teacher for Naylor SDA Junior High School all in the Tema Education Directorate.
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