Lasivenu Primary School

Status: Complete

Country: Ghana

Start: 2008

Purpose

To build a school in the Lasivenu community

Description

The long term objective of the project is to contribute to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of achieving universal primary education by 2015. The immediate objective is to provide improved infrastructure for enhanced teaching and learning for the children in Lasivenu Community School.

Context: Lasivenu cluster of communities is located in the North Tongu District of the Volta Region. The Cluster which is made up of three communities; Dikakope, Agblebekope, and Akpesekope is situated off the main road from Aveyime to Battor in the Volta Region. The cluster of communities has a combined population estimated at 700 adults according to the national electoral register. Lasivenu is a poor and deprived rural community. It lacks basic social amenities such as potable water, health post, electricity and above all, a basic school.

Assistance: The KFI has contributed $23,000 towards the project so far and is seeking other partners to help to build this school in Ghana West Africa.