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Lions Club International Donates Books worth 45,000ghc to the KNUST School of Medical Sciences

Lions Club International Donates Books worth 45,000ghc to the KNUST School of Medical Sciences


The Lions Club International in Ghana on the 2nd of May 2024 donated 300 books valued at Forty-five Thousand Ghana Cedis (GHC 45,000) to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) School of Medical Sciences to support the teaching and learning of students.

This gesture is part of their general public service and activities towards their district convention where they will be appointing a district governor and senior executives to govern their affairs for the upcoming year.

The Dean of the School of Medical Sciences, Professor Akwasi Antwi-Kusi thanked the representatives from the Lions Club International for their donation and told them that it was timely and would boost teaching and learning in the School and the College of Health Sciences at large.


Prof Antwi Kusi
Professor Akwasi Antwi-Kusi (Dean, School of Medical Sciences)


Lion Edward Adzimah, the District Global Service Team Coordinator and Lion Baaba Hudson, the District Governor of Lions Club International expressed their gratitude to the KNUST School of Medical Sciences for the warm reception and the prompt response they received when they reached out for the donation. Lion Baaba Hudson added that; they look forward to future encounters, marking the onset of their journey to establish new partnerships with the KNUST School of Medical Sciences.


Lion Baaba Hudson
Lion Baaba Hudson (District Governor of Lions Club International)


The Lions Club International is an international non-political, non-governmental, non-religious and not-for-profit service organisation headquartered in Oak Brook, Illinois in Chicago, USA, with over 46,000 local clubs and more than 1.4 million members in over 200 countries around the world.  The mission of the Lions Club is to empower volunteers and partners to improve health and wellbeing, strengthen communities, and support those in need through humanitarian service and grants that impact lives globally, and encourage peace and international understanding.

With approximately 46 Lions Clubs and 1300 members across Ghana, the organization is deeply involved in initiatives addressing hunger, vision, youth empowerment, humanitarian efforts, diabetes awareness, childhood cancer, and disaster.