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Garrison Basic social responsibility theory on Tuesday

To whom much is given, much is expected. That will be the key message from Garrison Basic School on Tuesday when they make a special donation to the Dzorwulu Special School.

The 2012 winners of the prestigious Mil Junior Ball Championship will spend a day with the less privileged in society and present half of their winning prize to the school.

The prizes will include 4 Cartoons of Milo RTD, 4 boxes of Milo 20g, 4 cartoons of Ideal Milk 410g and 4 boxes of Ideal Powder plus 200 Ghana Cedis Cash.

The move forms part of Garriosn’s social responsibility hypothesis where the children are being thought the culture of sharing with those on the breadline in society, no matter how small or big the package is.

The children are being thought the art of showing care, affection and love to their fellow friends in dire need.

High-ranking officials of title sponsors Nestle Milo and officials of Rite Multimedia will be present at the historic ceremony.

Brief history

Established in 1920 by Society of Friends of Mentally Handicapped Children (a group of well-meaning Ghanaians); handed over to government in 1974 as part of the public schools system. With a modest population of kids that were grabbed from the streets to be enrolled, the school, under Ghana Education Service, have grown to 156 students, 21 professional students and twenty two non-teaching staff members.

TYPES OF DISABILITIES

The school handles children with: Autism, Cerebral palsy, Epilepsy, Down syndrome, etc

 AIM:

The school aims at training the children to acquire skills that will make them functional and independent.

 SKILLS:

Presently the school grooms children in the following:

DEPARTMENT                      SKILLS

Home economics                 batik, Door making, Dress making, Laundry, Preparation of Ghanaian dishes

Animal husbandry                Poultry (not active), Sheep pen

Athletics                                 Special Olympics

Traditional drumming and dancing.

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