Paul Antwi Mensah, GNA
Manso-Atwere, (Ash), March 13, GNA – The Local Council of Churches at Manso-Atwere in the Amansie West District has rehabilitated the broken-down water systems in the community to resume the supply of potable water to the people.
The rehabilitation project, which was carried out with the support of the district assembly and a philanthropist, Madam Harriet Owusuaa cost GH¢27,000.00.
Nii Lartey Ollenue, the District Chief Executive, speaking at the inauguration of the facility, said the district assembly would continue to work with the people to provide basic amenities that would help improve their living conditions.
He praised the people in the community for their untiring communal spirit and said the decision to rehabilitate the water systems by themselves was a clear demonstration of their resolve to take their destiny into their own hands.
Reverend Bismarck Kwame Asante, Chairman of the local council of churches, said the churches were committed to mobilizing their members to undertake development projects that would help improve the living conditions in the community.
He said water was a basic necessity, that was why the members, who were part of the community did not hesitate to make contributions for its rehabilitation and the installation of a tank to ensure continuous supply of water at all times.
Nana Owusu Antwi, Krontihene of the town, said the small water system, which was commissioned in the community in 1999 broke down few years later and since then, the community had faced serious water problems.
He thanked the local council of churches and the district assembly as well as the philanthropist for coming to the aid of the people.