Dentsu Ghana, a leader in advertising and marketing communications, as part of its CSR activities has donated educational materials worth thousands of Ghana cedis – including computers, projectors, assorted reading and creative books for various levels, math sets, set squares, crayons, lego and A4 sheets to the Tesano Cluster of Schools.
This forms part of the company’s wider social impact strategy that rouses the talent, energy and aspirations of our people and delivers for our clients, our shareholders and the wider society.
Speaking at the donation ceremony, CEO of Dentsu Ghana, Mr. Andrew Ackah
said: “The fundamental part of our business is communication, and communication comes through education. It is essential for the business to have the right skill-sets in the right places with the right empowerment culture. At Dentsu, we believe the right foundation must be laid to achieve this.
“Our value of being responsible hinges on being good corporate citizens who impact and build brighter futures for the communities in which we operate; through a sustainable world, fair and open society, and digital for good. Our aim is to empower the next generation to do more, to achieve more, and to become more. It is on this backdrop that we have selected the Tesano Cluster of Schools,” he stated.
Mrs. Joyce Nana Simmons, Headteacher of Tesano 1KG/ Primary School who received the items on behalf of the Tesano Cluster of Schools, expressed her excitement – emphasing the f the educational materials’ importance to the school, as they will improve learning outcomes.
She said she is “overwhelmed by the level of donation done by Dentsu”, adding that Dentsu has been very generous to the school in the past, and she is thankful that the company could do it again despite the impact of COVID-19 on businesses.
She implored the students to use the materials for the purposes for which they were donated to achieve greater laurels in the Okaikwei North Municipal Assembly.
The ceremony ended with a breakaway session where staff visited various classes in the cluster to interact with students and empower, especially, those who are preparing for BECE.
Also present at the ceremony were Madam Bithia Awuku-Asante – General Manager, Carat Ghana; Mr. Emmanuel Odoom – General Manager, iProspect; other managers and staff of Dentsu; Mr. Hardy Tamimu, School Improvement Support Officer (SISO) for Circuit 25, Apenkwa; Mr. William Korku Yormewu, Headteacher – Tesano JHS; Mr. Kingsley Akrofi – Headteacher, Tesano’2’ Primary A school; and Rev. Vida Boafoa Adjei – Headteacher, Danboi JHS.
Tesano Cluster of Schools hosts Tesano ‘1’, ‘2’ Primaries, Tesano and Danboi Junior High Schools.