The chief of Agogo Zongo in the Ashanti region, also known as jesire kurom, Alhaji Mohammed Abdul Hamid and his entourage inspected 10 unit classroom block constructed by the zongo Development fund.
He commend government for delivery to his promise to the people of Zongo’s.
Speaking in an exclusive interview at the sideline of the inspection, the director of project at the Zongo Development Fund, Adam Abdul Majeed, has stated that the zongo development fund was established to bridge the gap between the urban community and zongo community.
He said the firm has also enrolled a lot of zongo youth for about 40 youth who were sent to cuba to go and study medicine.
Over 1000, students benefited from the fund and the beneficiaries are those doing their PHD, Degree and Diploma.
According to him, there is a need to build capacity of the zongo youth.
The fund has also build 3,000mechanized boreholes across the country.
We have needs assessment and it has been established that about 3,640 zongo’s across the globe, so the fund was able to construct 500 forty seater toiletries across the zongo communities.
Again the fund has also build 350 schools fully furnished.
Adam Abdul Majeed mentioned that not all of the youth can go to school so the fund has established entrepreneurship programme that provide skill training such as coconut extraction, beards making, shea butter and soap making and hand sanitizer.
For which so far we’re training about 10,000 youth in skill training.
The fund has also build 15 Astro turf so that we can identify the potential talent of zongo youth.
According to him, they have done drains and roads in some zongo communities.
By Joseph Nana Yaw Cobbina