As part of its projects, the PEC Institute embarked on “The Before Tertiary Drive 2022” series, which started in Ada Senior High School where the PEC team engaged SHS 3 students as they prepared for educational progression into the tertiary institutions after their WASSCE.
The ‘Before Tertiary Drive’ initiative seeks to educate SHS 3 students about the various courses in university, the various accredited school, lifestyle, personal hygiene, oral health and other relevant issues.
The Institute brought together professionals to enlighten the students about things to consider when choosing their programs in tertiary, cut-off points and others.
During the outreach, sanitary pads, toothbrushes, toothpaste, exercise books, and other educational materials were given to the students.
Professionals present were Dr. Solomon Kusi, A Dentist at St. Martins Memorial Hospital, Mr. Gabriel Nomotsu Teye-Ali, the General Manager at Stratcon Holdings Ltd, and Miss Susana Mabel Darpoh, a Volunteer nurse at Kpone Polyclinic, Miss Amma Odamea Amoako, A digital marketer and a law student, Bridget Bonnie, the founder of the PEC Institute, a Digital Marketer and a Communications Person and finally Mr. Martin Osabutey, an ICT and Network Engineer at Authentic ICT Consult.
The session was very educational and interactive. The Nurse educated the students about their reproductive health i.e. menstruation, vaginal and penial hygiene, etc.
One of the highlights according to one student was when they were taught how to use and dispose of the menstrual pads. The dentist tackled oral health; procedures for brushing the teeth recommended type of toothpaste, oral diseases, and others.
The headmaster of Ada Senior High School, Mr. Kojo Ayibor acknowledged and thanked the PEC INSTITUTE for involving the school on such a journey. He admitted the students needed the necessary mindset ahead of their university experience.
There was a breakout session where students were grouped according to their respective courses and they had the professionals educate them about the courses in tertiary related to their SHS study, how to study, and personal development and planning.
It was climaxed with remarks from the headmaster of Adasco who expressed his utmost appreciation to the PEC team and encouraged them to visit more schools with the initiative.
The PEC Institute has received support from companies and individuals but the most notable of them are Delali Adiamah of WayaMoney and Mr. James Baduor of ADP list for their continuous and immerse support.
The donors highlighted the impact The PEC Institute and Bridget Bonnie are making hence they are available to support any of the projects, as it is their own way of giving back to society.
The PEC institute hopes to have more editions of these initiatives in other schools in the coming months.
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