Pupils From La Wireless Cluster Of Schools Go On Tour With Airtel Ghana

Airtel Ghana through its CSR programme has taken over 30 pupils from La Wireless Cluster of Schools and their teachers on a tour of Logos Hope Ship, the world’s largest floating book fair at the Tema Port.

The on-board book fair – a selection of over 5,000 quality different titles at affordable prices covers a wide range of subjects including science, sports, arts, languages and philosophy with children's titles, medicine, academic texts, dictionaries, cookery, hobbies, and atlases among others.

The visit was primarily to expose the pupils to wider literatures and explore the various books on display as well as give them the opportunity to choose from the wide array of books to stock their school library which was sponsored by Airtel Ghana.

Hannah Agbozo, Legal & Corporate Affairs Director at Airtel Ghana stated “Books play a critical role in the education of our children. Today we are touring one of the world’s most famous book fair with pupils from La Wireless to give them the exposure that the Logos Hope provides and the opportunity to select books to augment the stock in their school library.

Bringing these young minds to the book fair reiterates our commitment to empowering and encouraging young people to cultivate the habit of reading which ignites their power of potential.  Promoting education is one of the core pillars of our CSR programme and we remain committed to raising the standards in education to shape the minds of the next generation of leaders”.

Mr. Edward Opoku, Circuit Education Supervisor of La-Dadekotopon Municipal Office said ‘’we are excited to participate in this book fair courtesy Airtel Ghana. On behalf of the teaching body I will like to extend our gratitude to Airtel Ghana for adopting La Wireless and for their continuous support.

The Logos Hope is operated on behalf of OM Ships International by GBA Ships, a private, non-profit, charitable organization registered in Germany which brings knowledge to the world by distributing vital literatures to students and organizations worldwide.

Airtel Ghana has over the years contributed significantly to improve educational standards across the country its sustainable CSR initiatives such as the School Adoption Programme through which schools like La Wireless Cluster of Schools are supported. The  initiative supports selected schools with infrastructure, teaching and learning materials.