The Presbyterian Junior High and Primary schools, at Adum in Kumasi, are on their way to becoming model schools in the metropolis, as individuals, corporate bodies and institutions continue to support them in diverse ways. Last Friday, Texatex Enterprise, dealers in computers, presented three computers and accessories, through the Adumhene, Baffour Adjei Kesse V, to the two schools. The proprietor of Texatex, John Boadu, said the gesture was in response to an appeal by the Local Assembly Member, Albert Osei Banahene, to support the school in enhancing ICT studies. The presentation brings to 18, the computers so far donated to the two schools for its computer laboratory. Presenting the computers to the school, the Adumhene urged the school authorities to ensure the effective teaching and learning of ICT and other areas of study, to equip the pupils to face the challenges of the modern era. He called on commercial outlets to support the school, which happens to be the only one in the vicinity. The Regional Manager of the Presbyterian Education Unit, Rev. Anokye Nkansah, received the items on behalf of the two heads of the schools.
The JHS has received two computers from the former Member of Parliament for Subin, S. K. Boafo, three from the PTA, one from the Otumfuo Education Fund, and lately, two from Texatex, while the primary school of 676 pupils can boast of eight computers from Boafo (2), the PTA (1), Lexatex (1) and four from a foreign donor. Stephen Kwaku Owusu, Headmaster of Adum JHS, thanked the donor and called on other institutions to consider supporting the school acquire stabilisers, printers and photocopiers.