Takyikrom now has access to good drinking water

Takyikrom (Ash), A GH?8,500.00 borehole with an overhead tank, has been completed at Takyikrom, a farming community in the Asante-Akim South Municipality, ending decades of struggle with potable water.

The project was funded by citizen of from the community, who are resident outside and have come together to form a social organization called Unity Club.

Mr. Alexander Frimpong, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), who was on hand to inaugurate the facility, applauded the people for their initiative and drive to improve their living conditions through self-help.

He said it was the way forward to speed up the development of the municipality � to make things better for everybody.

He repeated the assembly’s determination to give support to communities that took steps to tackle their felt needs.

Mr. Frimpong said it was important for all to accept to contribute their quota to the progress of their community.

They could not over-depend on the assembly for everything, he added.

The MCE said the project was a good example to the rest of the people in the municipality.

He used the occasion to encourage everybody to avail themselves of the various interventions rolled out by the government to make their economic situation better.

Mr. Kwaku Asante, a patron of the club, said they were eager to take their own destiny into their own hands.

He announced the decision to build a community clinic and teachers’ accommodation.

He said these would give the people access to quality healthcare and entice teachers to accept posting to the place.

He invited the people to support the construction of the projects with labor for their early completion.

Nana Takyi Boateng, the chief, commended members of the club for their immense contribution to the development of the community.

He appealed to the MCE to do everything to help fix the bad road leading to the community � a major cocoa producing area.

Source: Ghana News Agency