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BiC donates to 100,000 pens to deprive BECE candidates


BiC International Development, Pens and Plastics manufacturing Company has donated 100,000 pens to the Ghana education Service (GES).

The pens are expected to be given to about 100,000 candidates of this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).

According to BiC, the donation forms part of their continue support to education in Ghana and the government implementation of the Free SHS policy.

Business Development Manager at BIC in charge of Ghana, Togo and Benin, George Nkonsah handed over the donation to the Director General of Ghana Education Service Professor Kwasi Opoku-Amamkwa at Larteh in Akuapem of the Eastern region during a day’s training workshop on Secondary Education Improvement Program (SEIP) for selected journalists across the country.

The BiC Business Development Manager told Zaa News they will join GES in distributing the pens to nearly 10,000 basic schools nationwide where the deprived BECE candidates are.

The Director General of GES, Professor Kwasi Opoku-Amamkwa thanked BiC for the support and assured that the pens will be given to the beneficiaries.
Professor Amamkwa called on other private sector organizations to assist the deprive schools and needy schools.
GES, he said is ready to partner with the private sector to ensure quality, equitable and inclusive education for every Ghanaian child. 

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