SMICE Digital donates six laptop Computers to youth cultural centre

Accra, SMICE Digital, a subsidiary of SMICE International has donated six laptop computers to the Community Youth Cultural Centre under the National Commission on Culture.

Two have been delivered, while four others would soon be delivered to the Centre to enable it to carry out its mandate of training and unearthing great talents among the youth of the catchment area.

Presenting the items to the management of the Centre in Accra, Mr Nick Kyei-Baffour, Chairman of SMICE International said apart from electronics such as computers, SMICE was also dealing in servicing, Industrial engineering, construction equipment for the past 21 years in West Africa.

He gave the assurance that his outfit would work hand-in hand with the Centre to give hope and support to the children to achieve their set goals.

This is the beginning of our partnership and we shall continue to do our best to support the centre to grow in coming days.

Madam Akosua Abudallah, Director of the Centre commended SMICE Digital for the support and gave the assurance that it would help them to respond to and satisfy the out of school recreational and leisure time needs of the youth.

She said inspite of their challenges, they would work hard to enhance the creative and cultural abilities of the youth and channel their energies into productive use.

Mandatorily, she said they would also prepare the youth as vital manpower resources for development and to set the basis for the evolution of youth cultural movement in the country.

To achieve their targets, Ms Abdullah said they would undertake regular programmes in different disciplines through orientation and sensitisation on cultural identity and patriotism.

Mr John Bosco Darimoah, Public Relations Officer of the Centre told the GNA that they had the potential to become the epicentre of performing Arts, contemporary dance, music drama, poetry, cottage crafts, textiles and clothing, ceramics and weaving given the necessary support.

He appealed to other organisations to support them to archieve their goals.

The Centre was established in 1989 by the National Commission on Culture to address the socio-cultural needs of the youth on sustainable Vocational Skills Training Programmes.

It is also meant to promote the welfare of the youth and support them to unearth their God-given talents.

Source: Ghana News Agency