Pupils in deprived school mould blocks with mud to construct classroom

Pupils in deprived school mould blocks with mud to construct classroom

With almost no help coming in from the appropriate authority, pupils of Banaso Presby School in Ghana have taken their fate into their own hands by moulding blocks with mud to construct their school.

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The school children of Banaso Presby School were photographed moulding blocks with mud to construct their own classroom despite the government's claim that it's making provision for quality education in the country.

In a photo that has gained attention social media, pupils are seen moulding blocks to build their school.

The headmaster of the school, Ali Asumana, the Ghana Guardian reports, confirmed the story and said: "Lack of proper infrastructure has been the school's major problem over the years."

Pupils in deprived school mould blocks with mud to construct classroom

Pupils mould blocks with mud to construct their classroom at Banaso presby school. Photo credit: www.pulse.com.gh
Source: UGC

He said teachers who are appointed at the school reject the posting due to the situation.

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According to him, many classes currently operating with only nine teachers.

Pupils in deprived school mould blocks with mud to construct classroom

Pupils mould blocks with mud to construct classroom. Photo credit: www.pulse.com.gh
Source: UGC

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The headmaster also disclosed that the lack of water, toilet facilities, poor road network and the absence of computers for teaching are some of the major challenges the school faces.

"I have been here for 8 years now. With this situation, teachers refuse to accept posting here. Some teachers came but after 1 or 2 years, they left," Asumana stated.
Pupils in deprived school mould blocks with mud to construct classroom

Photo credit: www.pulse.com.gh
Source: UGC

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