The Shoe Fabriek, a shoe manufacturing company in the Akuapem North District of the Eastern Region, has donated five hundred pairs of boots to cadets of five schools in the region.
The move, according to the company is geared towards whipping up the interest of the students in joining the security services upon completion of their Senior High School education.
It is also part of the company’s activities towards this year’s Shoe the World Day.
The beneficiary schools include Okuapeman SHS, Mountain Sinai SHS, Mampong Presby SHS, Benkum SHS and Larteh PSTS.
Shoe Fabriek also announced a donation of 100 pairs of female secondary school sandals to the Akropong school of the blind.
The GH¢6.2 million shoe manufacturing company was established in 2013 and recently commissioned by the President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, in 2021 as part of the 1D1F Projects in the country.
Shoe Fabriek is a reputable shoe manufacturing company located in Akropong-Akuapem in the Eastern Region of Ghana with a mission of transforming the African shoemaking industry. It focuses on making high-quality shoes and apparel for men, women, and children
The factory, with its state-of-the-art technology and full-fledged infrastructure, has a capacity of producing 800 pairs of different models a day including security boots, school shoes, and casual shoes.
The company’s production serves local, African, and international markets. With the operationalisation of the Pan-African free trade initiative, it is expected that the products of the company will add up to the exports for the African markets.