Hon Francis Xavier Sosu, Member of Parliament for Madina Constituency in collaboration with Book Aid International and Rainbow Trust Foundation launched one of his library projects at Kweiman Basic School, within the Madina Constituency.
The project is part of his numerous educational interventions instituted, which includes the MP’s scholarship scheme and teachers award Scheme.
The MP said a considerable part of his Common Fund will be invested into education to develop his Constituency including his commitment to achieve his target of one electoral area, one library project.
With reference to changing the recent trend in the unhealthy usage of social media by most youth, the MP suggested the need to inculcute into the youth the culture of learning through libraries since it is the gateway to knowledge and a foundation that provides liberation in relation to knowledge acquisition.
The facility is equipped with 2000 high quality UK- donated Cambridge Education Primary Books.
It also has all new 140 local award winning books, hand washing stations, liquid soaps, nose masks,
200 branded bags, plastic boxes to quarantine books, teachers’ Librarian training manuals, register for inventory and record keeping of books.
Training was organized for teacher-Librarians for effective management of the library.
He urged students to take advantage of the library to improve upon their knowledge and skills.
Rita Banyuuro Kaaku, a representative of the Education Director of the LA Nkwantanang Madina Education Directorate expressed her profound gratitude to the MP for his continuous support and commitment to education within the Municipality. She encouraged the students to properly utilize the library. She mentioned that the library will go a long way to help the children and people within the community to be abreast with the right knowledge to promote development.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Rainbow Trust fund International mentioned that, RTFI is a non-governmental organization with the sole aim of ensuring that every child has access to books that will inform, enrich and eventually shape thier lives through transformation of their minds.
Present at the program was Prof Max Billa, a senior lecturer at the University of Ghana Legon, Daniel Tetteh, representative from Kweiman traditional council and Grace Ninsaw, headmistress of Kweiman Basic School