Wambong borehole

Sylvester Kuubetersuur/ March 2, 2020/ Boreholes, Sankpala

Another community within the parish has every reason to celebrate as a new borehole has been successfully drilled and handed over to them.  Wambong community with a population of about 800 people and several surrounding villages, together with their livestock, depended on a dam for drinking water. When the dam gets dry as it often does during the dry season,

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Easter celebration with new pews

Sylvester Kuubetersuur/ April 23, 2019/ Chapel, Sankpala

We had a great Easter celebration of a picnic style in Sankpala, to inaugurate the installation of new pews in the Church of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary. It was a great occasion to see parishioners from all the outstations, with majority from Yapei, gather to celebrate with such great joy in the Easter mood. A year ago we

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New Church Blessed

Sylvester Kuubetersuur/ April 11, 2018/ Chapel, Sankpala

Happy Easter to you all. What a memorable day in the life of this parish as our newly built outstation church  (soon-to-be new parish, we hope and pray) was blessed on this Easter Sunday.  There couldn’t have been a more appropriate and fitting day for the blessing of this church than on the day of Christ’s resurrection, a church dedicated

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Church Building Update

Sylvester Kuubetersuur/ January 26, 2018/ Chapel, Sankpala

Even though it may be a surprise for many especially those who know how it all started, I am glad to say that we are seeing amazing progress on the Holy Rosary Church building in Sankpala. I find it important to update all of you on the current status of the project, mainly through the photos,  knowing that some of

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Primary School – Final Phase Underway

Sylvester Kuubetersuur/ January 26, 2018/ Primary School, Sankpala

It is very exciting to finally arrive at this stage of the Holy Rosary Primary School construction which started nearly four years ago. We owe a lot of gratitude and appreciation to our friends and generous donors who are seeing us through in what has been achieved so far. It all began with the kindergarten which construction was completed in

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Holy Rosary Church

Sylvester Kuubetersuur/ September 27, 2017/ Chapel, Sankpala

In the space of three years, it can be said without any doubt that a lot of progress, with regards some social interventions aimed at the improvement of the lives of the people, has been recorded in the Sankpala area in preparation for a future parish. Now, all seem ready for the building of a Church structure for the future

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New Borehole Commissioned

Sylvester Kuubetersuur/ February 7, 2017/ Boreholes, Sankpala

The community of Darevogpe near Sankpala are again the proud beneficiaries of a new borehole. Water, as they say, is life. However finding potable water for many of the communities within the catchment area of our parish has been a nightmare. Women and children are often the victims of this unfortunate circumstance, since they have to travel several kilometers in

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Sankpala Primary School Completed

Sylvester Kuubetersuur/ January 30, 2017/ Primary School, Sankpala

With great excitement, we can now say that the primary school building for the Holy Rosary School in Sankpala has been completed. It has taken a lot of hard work to be able to meet this target. This however will never have been possible but for the great encouragement, prayers, and above all the generous financial support from many of

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Primary School Progress

Sylvester Kuubetersuur/ December 14, 2016/ Primary School

It is appropriate at this point that I give an update on the progress of the primary school project in Sankpala. Thanks to the continuous support of all of you friends, and all those who support us in our socio-pastoral work of evangelization, the primary school project is moving along steadily. We have currently been able to raise the columns

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Our New Friends in Germany

Frank/ August 30, 2016/ Parish, Sankpala, Yapei

The long awaited Partnership between St Francis Xavier Parish in Yapei, and a parish in Germany is beginning to see the light of day. After a long period of contacts and discussions, the parishes of St. Francis Xavier in Yapei, and St. Margareta in Wadersloh, Germany have now finalized plans on what is on the way to becoming the latest partnership. At the

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Primary School

Frank/ June 29, 2016/ Primary School

From the beginning of the coming academic year in September-October 2016, some of the children from the Kindergarten (KG 2) will be due to start Primary One (P.1). We however do not have a classroom for them yet. We foresee that they may have to sit under trees until we come up with completed and furnished classrooms for them.

Opening Kindergarten

Sylvester Kuubetersuur/ March 30, 2016/ Kindergarten

The Our Lady of the Holy Rosary outstation Sankpala, had its newly constructed Kindergarten officially opened with a very colourful ceremony. The occasion which took place at the school premises on 15 March 2016, had in attendance the chief and people of Sankpala traditional area, the District Chief Executive of Central Gonja, officials from the District Education Office, and other

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Borehole Projects

Frank/ October 29, 2015/ Boreholes

Finding good drinking water for the people in this area has been of greater concern. It was also one of the major determinants in siting the catechist’s house (and the future presbytery and chapel) at this current location. After siting several possible points for drilling boreholes for water we solicited help for this project. We went ahead to drill two

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Kindergarten School

Frank/ September 29, 2015/ Kindergarten

The Kindergarten School Project has now also been completed and started fully with the beginning of the current academic year in September 2015. We currently have an enrolment of about 105 children, with the pressure still on as parents continue to bring their children to this new school. The school project is however still ongoing. We intend to make provision

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Electricity Extension

Frank/ April 29, 2015/ Sankpala

Extension of electricity power supply to the premises was undertaken as a separate project. We found a contractor who was willing to carry this out for us at a less expensive cost than the national electricity company was offering us. We therefore took that advantage and negotiated with him to have electricity extended to the catechist’s house. With financial support

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Our Catechist’s House

Frank/ August 29, 2014/ Catechist’s House

The catechist’s house construction received a lot of attention since our intention was to have a pastoral presence in the area which could then also facilitate the needed supervision on the rest of the projects.