A Non-Governmental Organization, Mandolf Foundation has constructed a borehole to the people of Kulkpeni, a suburb of Yendi Municipal in the northern region.
The event, which took place today, April 23 was specifically designed to address basic human needs, including water supply, health, basic education, vocational training, sanitary environment and rural infrastructure.
Receiving the project on behalf of the community, the Cheif of the community, Ubor Dagbanja in a speech expressed excitement, adding that the project will go along to minimize the challenges associated with water shortage in the area.
“Am very happy for such a wonderful gift from Mandolf Foundation, the community has been battling with water crises for the past years but today Mandolf Foundation with support from you Foundation has provided us with drinking water so we are very excited for that”, the chief said.
Chief Ubor Dagbanja urged the members of the community, especially the women to practice maintenance culture and further assured the project managers that they will put it to good use.
The MCE for Yendi Municipal Assembly, Alhaji Mohammed Yussif Abubakari also used the opportunity to thank the NGO for the project, stating that it will complement the Yendi water project, when completed.
He further reminded the community members of the need to maintain the borehole, stating that “water is life”.
The project Manager for Mandolf Foundation in his speech , Fred said ” access to clean water is not only basic need of mankind, but a necessity to sustain all forms of life in the world.
“Fred commended the community for being generous and patient all along, despite having only one common source of water.
Also present at the ceremony were, Bishop Tong Danies Bukari Tamale diocese, Den Clement Asore, Moda Vida Tong mother superior of the Anglican women.