ICT training in schools in the Sefwi Wiawso Municipality, in the newly created Western North Region, has been given a great boost from the Chirano Gold Mine (CGML) with the construction of an ultra-modern ICT centre to be used by schools in the vicinity.
As part of its corporate social responsibility, the company handed over a US$220,000 facility, made up of a; Children’s Library, Adult Library and an ICT Centre with 30 computers. It is intended to equip its beneficiaries with useful skills in the modern age.
Vice President and General Manager of Chirano Gold Mines limited, Adriano Sobreira, speaking at the event, stated the importance of education to the company surpassed its corporate social responsibility to the people.
That is why the company in the past few years, has “built 8 schools and 9 ICT centres in Chirano, Akaaso, Anyinasie, Subri, Aboduabo, Paboase, Etwebo, Akoti and Kunkunso,” he revealed.
Future plans for the community include a scholarship for Sefwiman, which he says will exceed the Mine’s catchment area.
MCE for Sefwi Wiawso, Louis Owusu Agyapong commended the company for promoting quality ICT education, saying it is a good start to the development of the new Western North Region.
The company’s dedication to the betterment of the Sefwi community continues to manifest in the many developmental projects, frequently embarked on to guarantee the region’s progress.