peace walk1Volunteers on the Rural Peace Project at Royal Academy-Wusuta in the Kpando District of Volta Region, Ms. Patricia Kwarteng-KNUST, Ms. Gloria Papanko-KNUST and Ms. Gifty Nunana Agbenya-Legon who are assisting in teaching and leaning at the said community has organized a ‘Peace Walk’ to create awareness of effects of conflicts on society.

The programme was the first out-door event of the Peace Club -Wusuta Chapter established by the Volunteers on the service as part of the Rural Peace Project.

The Volunteers are Members of the Peace Fellowship Network-KNUST and Legon respectively. The event was largely patronized by students of Royal Academy, students from other schools in the community, teachers and leaders on the community.

Students carried placards and banners with various inscription on them like, ‘Let Respect Ourselves, Let peace rain, Strength in Unity, Let us Tolerate each other, Peace Fellowship Network’ etc. The headmaster and the volunteers lead them till they covered the town.

The inscriptions written in english language were also translated in Ewe on some of the placards. The students, teachers, together with community folks walked through the major streets in the town to the neighboring villages in the area. The event was climaxed by a debar at the school premises at Wusuta where students received various talks from their Headmaster, Teaches, Chief and Volunteers.

Ms. Patricia Kwarteng – Leader of the Volunteers’ Team in the community pointed out that AFCOPB has the vision of bringing the message of peace to the people through youth development and education. She said for the voluntary programme (section of the Rural Peace Project) to achieve it required objectives and sustainable, it must be a collective responsibility of parents, Community

leaders, teacher, heads of schools, volunteers and students. She finally called on all stake holders to put in their maximum efforts toward achieving this vision.

Rev. Fr. Bennuyena-chairman of the occasion declared the community’s committeeman at making sure sure the project come to stay in their community. He also called on the people of Wusuta to be ready to offer their rooms to accommodate the volunteers any time the need be.

Volunteer (Leader)
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Patricia Kwarteng
Gifty Nunana Agbenyega
Gloria Papanko

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