The non-governmental organization, Humu Foundation, has come to the rescue of pupils at Bosuayiri Primary School in the Wa municipality of the Upper West region.

According to Humu Awudu, head of the foundation, she read the story about the un-conducive and inhumane conditions that the pupils were studying under myjoyonline.com.

She was deeply touched and worried about the plight of the pupils lying on the bare floor knowing the health implications  

The Humu foundation, Hajia Humu Awudu donated 50 dual desks to the school valued at five thousand Ghana Cedis.

Bosuayiri Primary School, which was established in September 2014, has about 107 pupils, have four classes crammed into one classroom without desks or teacher’s furniture.

The classes, primary two, primary one, kindergarten one and two pupils, have its pupils numbering up to 80.

Apart from being overcrowded in a single classroom, the pupils sit on the open dusty floor, under severe heat during school hours.

Humu foundation in Upper West

The students, in addition, are exposed to dangerous weather conditions and unhygienic environment as students sit on the filthy floor to study.

It was discovered that 11 pupils in primary five had only two of the dual desk furniture.

Three dual desks furniture were also available for seven pupils in primary six, while about four pupils were seen sharing one desk in the remaining classrooms.

Some teachers were also seen sitting on broken tables, chairs and others on kitchen stools.

Humu Awudu stated that her vision of forming the foundation is to create a society that gives every individual the chance to live a dignified life.

Humu foundation in Upper West

''My objective is to extend educational opportunities and access to the youth through scholarships, empower the youth through skills and access to jobs development; help improve needs of the society and to improve the environment and sanitation needs of the society,'' she added.  

Humu foundation in Upper West

Head teacher of Bosuoyiri Primary School, Kijemore Charles received the dual desk on behalf of the school expressed tons of gratitude to the Humu Foundation for the kind gesture.

Humu foundation in Upper West

He added that it will not only boost academic activities in the school but prevent the pupils from any health problems they may have been encountering as a result of the awkward sitting arrangement.

Humu foundation in Upper West

Kperisi MA Primary school in the Wa municipality in the past had faced similar challenges forcing then New Patriotic Party 2016 running mate, Dr. Mahmudu Bawumia to donate dual desk to the school.

Known for philanthropic work in the Wa Central constituency and the upper west region at large, Humu Awudu also donated 70 bags of cement each to the Wa Central mosque and ASWAJ Primary school.

The Wa magazine was not left out in the donation list of the Humu foundation founder as she presented 5 high powered streetlights valued at 10,000 to mechanics at the Wa magazine.

Humu Awudu who is eyeing the Wa Central constituency parliamentary seat held by NDC's Dr. Abdul Rashid Hassan Pelpuo has already declared her intention of contesting the NPP constituency primaries when nominations are open

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