• Short Summary

    A NEW VOCATIONAL TRAINING CENTRE FOR GIRLS WAS OPENED LAST WEEK IN NUASO, NEAR KROBO ODUMASE, GHANA.

  • Description

    1.
    CU SIGN CATHOLIC MISSION "NUASO"
    0.01

    2.
    SV WELCOME BANNER SIGN
    0.06

    3.
    LV & 2 CUs GUESTS
    0.17

    4.
    CU BISHOP BOWERS BLESSING GUESTS
    0.32

    5.
    SV GUESTS SEATED
    0.35

    6.
    SV KATEH CUTS TAPE
    0.44

    7.
    SV KATEH SHAKING HANDS WITH BISHOP (2 SHOTS)
    0.56

    8.
    GV BUILDING
    1.08

    9.
    SV COHEN SPEAKING
    1.20

    10.
    SV GUESTS
    1.24

    11.
    SV PRIESTS, NUNS SEATED (2 SHOTS)
    1.34

    12.
    LV STUDENTS (2 SHOTS)
    1.42

    13.
    SV BISHOP BOWERS SPEAKING
    1.52

    14.
    LV PEOPLE LISTENING
    1.58

    15.
    CU BISHOP BOWERS SPEAKING
    2.08

    16.
    LV PEOPLE LISTENING
    2.09



    Initials DHC/VS/JH/SGM



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A NEW VOCATIONAL TRAINING CENTRE FOR GIRLS WAS OPENED LAST WEEK IN NUASO, NEAR KROBO ODUMASE, GHANA. THE CENTRE WILL OFFER COURSES IN HOUSECRAFT, DRESSMAKING, TYPING AND PERSONAL HYGIENE. LOCAL CIVIC, RELIGIOUS AND DIPLOMATIC LEADERS ATTENDED THE OPENING CEREMONY.

    THE NEW CENTRE WAS BUILT AT A COST OF 36,000 NEW CEDIS (APPROX 14,000 STERLING), AND WILL BE ADMINISTERED BY THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH IN GHANA. THE INSTITUTION AIMS AT TRAINING GIRLS IN THE VOCATIONAL ARTS AND CRAFTS "TO BECOME RESPONSIBLE AND USEFUL CHRISTIAN CITIZENS.

    AT THE OPENING CEREMONY WERE THE KONOR OF MANYA KROBO, NENE AZZU MATE KOLE, BISHOP J.O. BOWERS OF THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, AND THE ISRAELI AMBASSADOR IN GHANA, MR ABRAHAM COHEN.

    THE CEREMONY BEGAN WHEN BISHOP BOWERS, ASSISTED BY TEACHING PRIESTS, BLESSED THE BUILDING.

    CHIEF ASAFOATSE OF NUASO-LARTEH, ASAFOATSE PAUL AHUMA KATEH THE SECOND, WAS INVITED TO CUT THE TAPE AND DECLARE THE CENTRE OPEN.

    THE ASAFOATSE, OVER 80 YEARS OLD, HAS REIGNED IN THE AREA FOR SOME 50 YEARS.

    ALSO AT THE CEREMONY WERE PRIESTS AND NUNS WHO WILL BE TEACHING AT THE CENTRE, AND SOME OF THE STUDENTS THEY WILL BE TEACHING.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3JEDGEG5KDILWOWC19YGA3W3U
    Media URN:
    VLVA3JEDGEG5KDILWOWC19YGA3W3U
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/02/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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