NGO to construct multi-purpose orphanage in Tamale

Source: GNA
Date: 14th-february-2018 Time:  7:58:31 am

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The Technical University College of Ghana, in collaboration with Care and Social Development, a non-governmental organisation, has broken the ground for the construction of a multi-purpose orphanage in Tamale.

Acting Principal of the University, Dr Osman Al-hassan, said the 100-room multipurpose project, which comprised an orphanage home, basic school, Senior High School, Sports complex and a university, will serve as a human growth and development for beneficiaries.

He said the late Prof. Abubakr Al-Hassan, a former principal of the College, initiated the project but unfortunately could not live to see its commencement.

Dr Al-Hassan explained that the facility, which would be extended beyond the orphanage to serve the entire community would, therefore, give orphans a future and prevent them from going wayward and acknowledged the support of Gulkpe-Na, Kampakuya- Na, Dungu-Na and their elders for providing the land and lending support for the project.

He also thanked the sponsors led by Sheikh Hamed Hajri and a team from Kuwait for their huge support and called on the community members and individuals to contribute their quota towards the proper running of the project.

Sheikh Hamed Hajri, a representative of the Kuwait and Qatar-based humanitarian group, who were sponsoring the project, officially broke the ground for the construction of the ultra-modern facility.

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