LOCAL NEWS: KJM Foundation Provides Portable Water To Residents Of Bawjiase-Nyame Bekyere
Updated: Oct 31, 2020
The Leadership of KJM, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has provided the people of Bawjiase-Nyame Bekyere with bore-water to ensure the resident has access to potable drinking water.
According to KJM Ambassador, Kelvin Mensah, the move is to ensure that the people living in the deprived community enjoy good drinking water as stated by the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 6).
In an exclusive interview with ThinkNews Online, Kelvin Mensah said "I feel proud giving back to a deprived community in Ghana. e live in the States and most time we spend a lot chilling and wasting money but I saw the need to help the people at home with what I have"
He added that he feels humbled adding providing the community with access to portable water will help residence from taking forty minutes to walk to scope unclean and unsafe drinking water.
Operations Director of KJM Foundation, Musa Mousse said "Providing the people with access to water is the best feeling ever. We heard of their story and we were touched to help them.
He further explained that he is hopeful the residence will treat and take good care of the bore-hole to ensure that it stays for 5 years and more without it having problems.
The Project Coordinator, Irene Amankwah said "I feel happy about this day and there is nothing better than providing water to people leaving in this community. They were in need. Their issue came to us and today we are here to help them"
She further explained that the KJM Foundation will ensure that the people living in Bawjiawe-Nyame Bekyere will not lack in anything they need.
Chief of the area, Nana Esso Acquaye thanked the leadership of the KJM Foundation and promised to take good care of the facility.
He added that the provision of the borehole will help the community deal with the issue of portable water which happens to be a challenge in the family.
A resident who spoke to Think News, thank the KJM team, and prayed for God's favor on the facilitators among other adding they will replenish the money they have sent.
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Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith