First Atlantic Bank has renovated an existing 6-unit classroom block and built an additional 6 unit classroom block for the Abua D/A Primary School in the Pru West District, Bono East Region.
As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), the two classroom blocks will help the over 500 pupils and staff of the school who where learning and teaching under very harsh conditions.
The project which was fully funded by the First Atlantic Bank included washrooms, furniture, teaching boards, an ICT room and a staff common room to address the infrastructure needs of the school.
Addressing the teachers and pupils of the school, the Board Chairman of First Atlantic Bank, Mr Amarquaye Amar reiterated the banks primary objective which is to help the Pru West District of the Bono East Region to create more conducive teaching and learning environment for education at the primary school level.
“First Atlantic Bank is proud to have been able to put in place a key building block towards accomplishment of this objective- the renovation, modernization, and Expansion of facilities at the Abua D/A Primary School,” he added.
Nana Kwadwo Nyarko III, the President of Prang Traditional Council who was the Chairman of the occasion in his remarks applauded the efforts of First Atlantic Bank for such a wonderful gift to the Abua community.
He further called on the bank and its allies to shift attention to Pru West District to support their developmental agenda.
Also, Mr Nurudeen Yussif Musah, the Bono Regional Deputy Manager of BoG in a speech read on behalf of the Governor of Bank of Ghana (BoG), Dr Ernest Addison, said, “I highly commend the joint effort and commitment of the community leadership together with the staunch support of First Atlantic Bank towards improving the lives of the youth, through the provision of good infrastructure and facilities in the Abua Community”.
Dr Addison further congratulated the management of First Atlantic Bank, staff of Abua D/A Primary School and the community whose spirit of cooperation has contributed towards the project for the benefit of the children.
The District Director of Education, Evans Kofi Mati expressed his profound gratitude to First Atlantic Bank and its leadership for the wonderful edifice and advised the teaching body of the Abua D/A Primary School to ensure they keep them in good shape.
The Abua D/A Primary School project is the fourth major CSR project after the Atlantic Lounge, a modern and comfortable waiting area for family and friends of patients on admission at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra in 2021.
First Atlantic Bank so far is refreshingly touching lives with their CSR interventions.
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