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Nandom Vocational School Cannot Market Their Goods


2005-09-27 13:37:04
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The Nandom St. Anne's Vocational Training Institute that used to supplement government's efforts with funds from their products and handicrafts can no longer sustain that support as the marketing avenues are dwindling on daily basis.

As such, the school is now compelled to solely rely on the government, the church and other philanthropists.

Rev Sister Patricia Beyog, the Headmistress, said this at the weekend during the 40th anniversary celebration of the school at Nandom. She said due to abject poverty and the proliferation of more artisans, their sales had gone down even though they produced high quality traditional cloths among other products.

The Headmistress appealed to the National Directorate of National Vocational and Technical Institute to come out with exhibition fairs that would showcase their products to other areas and even beyond the shores of the country.

Rev Sister Beyog complained that while most parents refused to pay school fees, others constantly withdrew their children for marriages.

Most Rev Paul Bemile, the Catholic Bishop of the Wa Diocese, urged the management to collaborate with the Parent Teacher Association of the institute to come out with pragmatic plans that could have a positive impact on the school.

He advised the management to also consider introducing a secretarial department to offer more opportunities to students. Mr George Sulley, the Lawra District Chief Executive, promised to complete most of the uncompleted school blocks as part of the expansion programme to admit more students.

He said the assembly would continue to support the training programme of girls in the district.

Source: GNA

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