Thank You: The water is flowing in Ghana
Many villages in Ghana, West Africa do not have a source of clean drinking water nearby. Children must often walk miles to the nearest water source, first thing in the morning. Tired from the walk and carrying a heavy load of water, these children are often too tired to perform well in school, or miss it entirely.
Therefore it is with great excitement that we share the good news that we have completed the Wells for Ghana project! Started in summer of 2018, the campaign raised funds to dig three wells in Ghana to provide fresh, clean water. With the help of our Companions, we installed wells in three educational facilities.
Center of Hope for God’s Children in the eastern village of Yendi, serving poor, abandoned children, is an orphanage run by the Medical Sisters of St. Joseph.
St. Anne’s Primary School in the village of Bongo on Ghana’s northern border with Burkina Faso serves over 600 children in Kindergarten through the 8th grade.
St. Ambrose College of Education in Dormaa Akwamu is on Ghana’s western border with Ivory Coast. St. Ambrose was established in 2009 by the Catholic Diocese of Sunyani, serves 588 students, and is one of 40 public colleges in Ghana.
Thank you and may God bless all the Companions who helped make this possible.
For more information, or to donate, visit our web site at www.franciscanmission.org.
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