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HOSTEL GROUPINGS – WHAT’S IN A NAME

TROJANS (VOLTA, ANKROBRA, NIGER, DENSU)

House Tutors - Vivian Essuman & Stephen Owusu Bempah

Volta Hostel is named after the Volta River/lake in Ghana, western Africa. It the largest man-made lake in the world, extending from the Akosombo Dam in southeastern Ghana to the town of Yapei, The lake generates electricity, provides inland transport, and is a potentially valuable resource for irrigation and fish farming.

The Ankobra Hostel is named after the Ankobra River in Western Africa. It flows to the Gulf of Guinea and its entire course is in southern Ghana. The river is fed by the Fure River, Mansi River, Nini River, and Bonsa River. Several hydroelectric schemes have been proposed for the upper reaches.

These Hostels currently accommodate 45 boys.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volta_River and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ankobra_River                                                                    

Niger/Densu Hostels are named after the rivers Niger and Densu. The Niger River is the principal river of western Africa, with its source in the Guinea Highlands in southeastern Guinea. It runs in a crescent through Mali, Niger, on the border with Benin and then through Nigeria, discharging through a massive delta, known as the Niger Delta or the Oil Rivers, into the Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic Ocean. It is the third-longest river in Africa. The Niger Hostel has a capacity of 32 but currently houses 30 girls.

The Densu River is a 116 km long river in Ghana rising in the Atewa Range. It supplies half the drinking water to Ghana's capital city, Accra, and ends in the wetlands at the edge of the Atlantic Ocean. The Densu hostel has a student capacity of 16 and it is fully occupied.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Densu_River

What they have to say about themselves

Indeed, once a Trojan, always a Trojan. A group of lively, multi-talented, assertive and spirited individuals who stand up for each other make up the Trojan Sporting Group. Well known for hosting the dolphins in the school, the reigning champions, Trojans, have won swimming competition for 11 years in a row. They love and care for each other and remain a family till the very end.

Nationalities Currently Represented

Burundi, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, South Korea, Nigeria, Philippines, Rwanda, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, United States, Zambia and Zimbabwe

 

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