Asante Akyem Municipality: RoyalAid Foundation organizes Mock exams for BECE final year students.
Royal Aid Foundation, a Socio-Health based NGO with a focus on health, education, Entrepreneurial Skills Development, Boychild empowerment, Poverty Eradication has organized mock exams for final year BECE students in the Asante Akyem North Municipality. The sponsored mock exams by RoyalAid foundation started three years ago. This year’s edition commenced on 10th May 2021.
The NGO, founded by Dr S.K Frimpong, a technical economic advisor at the vice president’s office, believes that education helps people become better citizens, get better-paid job, shows the difference between good and bad. With this cause, the foundation has taken it upon itself to support education in diverse ways. Examples of such initiatives are to educate the less privileged in various communities across Ghana and organize Mock exams among final year students.
Addressing the students in their respective schools, the founder, Dr S.K Frimpong, encouraged the students to have the intrinsic motivation to always be in school because education is a necessary tool for development. He further indicated that he has the passion for supporting the commitment of the Nana-Bawumia led government to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education.
“I have always imagined how my life would have been without reading, writing, or doing basic mathematics. Undoubtedly, the future of our country would look bleak without education.
Nana-Bawumia led government has always placed education at the heart of its vision for Ghana’s growth, development, and transformation. Together, we can do more to support teaching and learning, to empower children for a brighter future.'” Dr Frimpong reiterated.
Dr Frimpong, a strong he for she campaigner, advised the boys to assist the girls in subject areas like mathematics and science. He further urged the girls to abstain from sex to avoid unplanned pregnancy and become school dropouts due to teenage pregnancy.
Dr S.K Frimpong, also the executive Director of Aliu Mahama Foundation, thanked the teachers for their continuous efforts in facilitating teaching and learning and asked for God’s blessings and favour for all teachers. He pleaded with corporate institutions and individuals to support the vision to help organize the mock exams for many more final-year students across the country.