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Eliminating schools under trees: VALCO Trust Fund hands over 17 Basic Schools to GES

Abomosu (E/R), Feb 15, GNA- The Valco Trust Fund, the charity wing of Volta Aluminum Company Limited (VALCO) has commissioned and handed ove...

Eliminating schools under trees: VALCO Trust Fund Eliminating schools under trees: VALCO Trust Fund

Abomosu (E/R), Feb 15, GNA- The Valco Trust Fund, the charity wing of Volta Aluminum.

(E/R), Feb 15, GNA- The Valco Trust Fund, the charity wing of Volta Aluminum Company.

Feb 15, GNA- The Valco Trust Fund, the charity wing of Volta Aluminum Company Limited.



The commissioned schools, located in 17 communities across 15 regions of the country.

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The commissioned schools, located in 17 communities across 15 regions of the country included.

/> The commissioned schools, located in 17 communities across 15 regions of the country included 14.



This was in line with the Trust’s “Zero Schools Under Trees Project," in.

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This was in line with the Trust’s “Zero Schools Under Trees Project," in collaboration.

/> This was in line with the Trust’s “Zero Schools Under Trees Project," in collaboration with.

was in line with the Trust’s “Zero Schools Under Trees Project," in collaboration with the.



All the schools were furnished with a canteen, five modern W/C washrooms for.

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All the schools were furnished with a canteen, five modern W/C washrooms for the.

/> All the schools were furnished with a canteen, five modern W/C washrooms for the pupils.



The unit cost of a KG school was GHC324,994.00 while the unit cost.

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The unit cost of a KG school was GHC324,994.00 while the unit cost of.



They were Teong KG in the Tempane District of the Upper East.

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They were Teong KG in the Tempane District of the Upper East Region;.

/> They were Teong KG in the Tempane District of the Upper East Region; Abomosu.

were Teong KG in the Tempane District of the Upper East Region; Abomosu Presby.



Others included Ayitikorpe D/A KG in the Akatsi South Municipal of the Volta.

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Others included Ayitikorpe D/A KG in the Akatsi South Municipal of the Volta Region;.

/> Others included Ayitikorpe D/A KG in the Akatsi South Municipal of the Volta Region; Bagro.

included Ayitikorpe D/A KG in the Akatsi South Municipal of the Volta Region; Bagro Odumase.

Ayitikorpe D/A KG in the Akatsi South Municipal of the Volta Region; Bagro Odumase KG.



The rest were Awisa M/A KGin the Wenchi Municipality of the Bono Region;.

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The rest were Awisa M/A KGin the Wenchi Municipality of the Bono Region; Obrayeko.

/> The rest were Awisa M/A KGin the Wenchi Municipality of the Bono Region; Obrayeko KG.

rest were Awisa M/A KGin the Wenchi Municipality of the Bono Region; Obrayeko KG in.

were Awisa M/A KGin the Wenchi Municipality of the Bono Region; Obrayeko KG in the.

Awisa M/A KGin the Wenchi Municipality of the Bono Region; Obrayeko KG in the Assin.



Mr Kelvin Yeboah, Executive Director, Valco Trust Fund, speaking at a ceremony held.

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Mr Kelvin Yeboah, Executive Director, Valco Trust Fund, speaking at a ceremony held at.

/> Mr Kelvin Yeboah, Executive Director, Valco Trust Fund, speaking at a ceremony held at Abomosu.

Kelvin Yeboah, Executive Director, Valco Trust Fund, speaking at a ceremony held at Abomosu in.



He said, it was for this reason, the Trust launched the elimination of.

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He said, it was for this reason, the Trust launched the elimination of schools.

/> He said, it was for this reason, the Trust launched the elimination of schools under.



He said the 17 schools were the last of the 18 it planned.

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He said the 17 schools were the last of the 18 it planned to.

/> He said the 17 schools were the last of the 18 it planned to complete.

said the 17 schools were the last of the 18 it planned to complete in.



“From what we have been able to do so far, it means.

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“From what we have been able to do so far, it means we.

In-fact, with only GHC162million, we would be able to build 500 units of KG Schools.

with only GHC162million, we would be able to build 500 units of KG Schools or.

only GHC162million, we would be able to build 500 units of KG Schools or 260.



It is estimated that over 2,000 schools nationwide were under trees, while some.

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It is estimated that over 2,000 schools nationwide were under trees, while some 2,986.



Mr Yeboah disclosed the second phase of the project which involves the construction.

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Mr Yeboah disclosed the second phase of the project which involves the construction of.

/> Mr Yeboah disclosed the second phase of the project which involves the construction of some.

Yeboah disclosed the second phase of the project which involves the construction of some 22.



Aside from this, he said the trust was also in the process of.

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Aside from this, he said the trust was also in the process of renovating.

/> Aside from this, he said the trust was also in the process of renovating a.



“We are also going through the process to construct a new 80 bed.

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“We are also going through the process to construct a new 80 bed residential.

/> “We are also going through the process to construct a new 80 bed residential facility.



Mr John Ntim-Fordjour, Deputy Minister of Education, said the government had shown its.

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Mr John Ntim-Fordjour, Deputy Minister of Education, said the government had shown its willingness.



He said a total of 1,001 school projects inherited by the government in.

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He said a total of 1,001 school projects inherited by the government in 2017.

/> He said a total of 1,001 school projects inherited by the government in 2017 had.



He commended management of the Trust and Ministry of Energy for the.



He commended management of the Trust and Ministry of Energy for the initiative.

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He commended management of the Trust and Ministry of Energy for the initiative which,.



Mr Mohammed Amin Adam, a Deputy Energy Minister, said the Ministry had committed.

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Mr Mohammed Amin Adam, a Deputy Energy Minister, said the Ministry had committed to.



While appealing to Ghanaians to support the proposed e-levy to enable them government.

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While appealing to Ghanaians to support the proposed e-levy to enable them government to.

/> While appealing to Ghanaians to support the proposed e-levy to enable them government to undertake.



On June 1, the Trust, with support of the Ministry of Energy.



On June 1, the Trust, with support of the Ministry of Energy launched.



The entire effort, estimated to cost GH¢3.5 billion.



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