More needy but brilliant students in the Ga- West Municipality in the Greater Accra Region will soon be offered a helping hand as the assembly propels to expand its existing sponsorship package system in a scheme dubbed "Cooperate social educational fund" system.
The Ga West Municipal Assembly was carved out of the erstwhile Ga municipal which was created in 1988 in pursuance of the government decentralization and local government reform policy. In 2004, the Ga Municipality was divided into two with Amasaman capital remaining the capital for the newly created Ga West Municipal. The Municipality forms part of sixteen (16) Metropolis, Municipalities and Districts in the Greater Accra Region. the Municipality lies within latitude 5°35° North, 5°29’ North and longitude 0°10’ West and 0°24’ West. It shares common boundaries with Ga East and Accra Metropolitan Assembly to the East, Akwapem South to the North and Ga South and Ga Central to the South. It occupies a land area of approximately 284.08 sq km with about 412 communities.
The Development focus of the Ga West Municipal Assembly for the next decade is to "Achieve accelerated poverty reduction, shared growth through creation of an enabling environment and empowerment of the vulnerable within the context of good governance and decentralized environment".
This relies on infrastructure development with particular emphasis on "education and health facilities, sanitation, water supply, improved agricultural production and marketing with the ultimate objective of promoting growth and alleviating pover ... more »