With the help of some community members and the chainsaw operator, we were able to remove the tree stump and also packed the molded blocks. Thanks for your support. We hope you will continue to support the school building project.
The Prince & Princess Academy Project Team is molding more blocks to continue the construction of the school, the blocks will be used to build an office, washrooms, kitchen and a small library. We hope you will continue to support the project. We are most grateful to the supporters and all those buying our postcards. Happy Birthday to the co-founder Prince Sisu!!!
We have some great news! As a result of the efforts of the assemblymen and community leaders, the metropolitan council has paid a contractor to extend the construction of a nearby road that will allow vehicles, especially trucks coming into the community, to move much more conveniently! Below are some photos of the road construction.
We recently hired a group to cut down a large tree located on site at the school building project. This was a difficult decision, but after weighing our options, we decided that if we have to build more classrooms in the future, we will need to remove this tree. Between now and then, it’s likely that more houses will be built near the tree. Having structures nearby poses a great risk that the tree might fall on something important. We believe it makes the most sense to cut down the tree at this time.
Much thought was given to how we can use the tree. After speaking with the project supervisor, we learned that the branches are not straight enough to make proper boards for construction, and our idea of using the wood for desks would be too expensive because of the machines and carpentry involved. Instead, our project supervisor suggested we share the wood with underprivileged families in the community so they can use it as fire wood and as a resource for carving domestic artifacts to sell in order make a living. We also plan to plant more trees and flowers in the near future.
We hope you all are doing well and want to say thank you again for your support. We will be back with more updates soon!
-The Prince and Princess Academy Project Team
You can now receive or send postcards from Ghana whiles providing support to the activities of our School Building Project for €3 euros each (minimum). Your postcard will be written and sent from Ghana with the Ghanaian stamp. We can even send a postcard to your friends and family as a surprise!
We have 20 postcards for you to chose from, and you can make payment via paypal. Click here to view the postcards and make your order. All proceeds go to the Prince and Princess Academy School Building Project!
Hello everyone! We now have the estimates for plastering the walls, pouring the concrete floors for the classrooms, and installation of metal doors and windows! Please refer to the list below:
(1) Cement: 90 bags × $10= $900
(2) Sea-Sand: 6 tipper truck trips × $100= $600
(3) Aggregate Sand: 6 tipper truck trips × $120= $720
(4) Gravel Sand: 4 tipper truck trips × $90= $360
(5) Clay sand: 2 tipper truck trips × $90= $180
(6) Metal Doors: 5 doors × $70= $350
(7) Metal Windows: 15 windows × $60= $900
(8) Workmanship = $1,680
With your help we will be able to achieve our next goal! Thank you so much for your donations. Your kindness and generosity are helping to make this project happen.
The Prince and Princess Academy Project Team
The Prince & Princess Academy Project Team painted the fascia boards of the school building with green oil paint which will help repel insects and moisture. The next activity is to plaster the walls and floor of the classrooms with concrete before the ceiling and electrical works will be completed. Estimates of the next activity will be posted on the project website soon.
We are most grateful to the supporters and all those buying our project African fabric shirts and postcards.