A 24-year-old instructor at Open Heaven Grace Academy in Mepe, Volta Region’s Central Tongu District, is providing free tuition to select students.
According to the JHS 3 Mathematics instructor, the measure was made to protect the pupils’ intellect and mental health after the floods.
Mr Adotey Collins Yeboah, speaking to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) on Wednesday, October 18 at the St Kizito Senior High School, a center designed to house some of the area’s afflicted victims, said he, too, lost all belongings in the floods.
He stated that the upsetting circumstance forced him to take action to engage the impacted students, who are sleeping at the base.
“I am teaching them mathematics for now because we have nowhere to go. I have lost virtually everything in the floods because of the Akosombo Dam spillage.”
Mr Adotey, on the other hand, underlined his firm commitment to engaging more kids seeking sanctuary at the centers.
“These are JHS three students for now. Let’s see how things will unfold,” he added.
Mr Ahorsu Borlor Amos, Assembly member for Mepe, told the GNA that the afflicted individuals living in the different safe havens required greater assistance “to make living a little bit bearable for them.”
He bemoaned the poor pace of aid from donors and other well-wishers.
Mr Ahorsu, on the other hand, expressed hope that further humanitarian activities will be extended to the area in the near future.
In an engagement with the GNA, some impacted victims complained about insufficient food, water, and an appropriate location of convenience, among other things.
All impacted schools and churches, including the local New Covenant Apostolic Church, have been inundated since the flood calamity, which they claim has caused them great suffering.
Several people, organizations, and government officials have now visited the affected areas to examine the situation, including President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.