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A collaborative effort of the Ghana Telecom, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Foundation (UNF), the Kumasi Institute of Technology and Environment (KITE) has seen the commissioning of an “eCare” Project at Chuchuliga in the Builsa District.
The project which is meant to facilitate easy communication by linking Chuchuliga and its environs to other parts of the country is part of the government’s effort at bridging the digital divide between deprived rural communities and the rest of the world.
At a ceremony to commission the project, the District Chief Executive, Thomas Kofi Alonsi said the realization of the project in Chuchuluiga was another step forward in bringing telecommunication products and facilities to the door steps of rural dwellers.
According to him the Chuchuliga is the first in the region to benefit from such a facility, thus emphasizing the importance of the facility towards the development of the community and the district at large.
Mr. Alonsi expressed his gratitude to the government and the collaborative partners for the initiative and assured them of the community’s preparedness to putting the facility to good use as well as ensuring regular maintenance.