The Member of Parliament (MP) for Sawla-Tuna-Kalba constituency, Hon. Andrew Dari Chiwitey, has offered GH¢39,500 financial assistance to 46 tertiary students in their quest to pursue higher education.
The MP, through his Research Assistant and some Constituency Executives presented the money to the beneficiary students to cushion them in footing their academic user-fees and other educational expenditure.
Hon. Andrew on his election as MP for the area in 2016, has instituted programmes to support the growth of education in the Constituency.
Some of such programmes includes; instituting an award scheme for best performed BECE students and schools, establishment of well resourced and stocked computer laboratories, provision of mathematical sets during BECE, provision of furniture and supporting communities to put up classroom structures among others.
Hon. Andrew noted that the gesture was to ease the burden on the parents of the beneficiary students.
The vision of MP for the Constituency in the area of education is to provide the needed support to students to be able to acquire tertiary education so as to prepare them to take up future job opportunities.
The donation which done on behalf of the MP by his Research Assistant Mr. Maal-eong Thomas Sibiepo and some Constituency Executives through a statement noted that the MP comes face to face with the daunting challenges that confront the constituency day in day out in all sectors.
In all these, he finds consolation in the fact that we have the potential needed human resources that beg for development to turn things around.
It is in this view that since coming into office as the Member of Parliament, he has never relented in my efforts at improving quality education in the Constituency.
This event today is one of many, all targeted at bringing our Constituency apar with others, the statement added.
“The number of needy students are overwhelming but resources are limited, We can only maximise by phasing the distribution and allocation of our limited resources, he said.
The beneficiary students, thanked the MP for the assistance as it was a huge relief to their parents in footing their academic user fees.