Amenfiman Rural Bank Limited, one of the leading Rural Banks in Ghana was the first Rural Bank established in the Western Region and the fourth in Ghana in 1980 to provide essential banking services to rural and peri-urban communities. The bank was incorporated under Ghana Companies Code 1963 (Act 179) and received its certificate to commence business in May 1980 and also licensed under the Banking Act 2004 (673) to engage in the ordinary business of banking.
Since then, the bank has achieved a great feat and claimed many awards for itself in the banking sector.
This year, the bank launched its 40th anniversary on 15th May 2021. Several activities took place such as clean up exercise, staff football, community Football Gala, quiz competition, among others.
As part of the Amenfiman rural bank 40th-anniversary celebration, the inter-school debate was organized for communities in which Amenfiman operates. The schools included Fiaseman Senior High School, Tarkwa Senior High School, St. Augustine, Prestea Secondary Technical School, Amenfiman Senior High, Asankrangwa Senior High School, Asankrangwa Secondary Technical School, Manso senior high, Nana Brentu Senior High, Sefwi Wiawso Senior High, Bekwai Senior High and Boa Amponsem Senior High.
The schools were divided into zones.
Zone 1: Quiz Competition at Bogoso schools was held on 17th May 2021 among the following schools: St. Augustine Snr High, Prestea Senior High, Tarkwa Senior High and Fiaseman Snr High.
Zone 2: Quiz Competition at Manso Amenfi Schools was held on 19th May 2021 among the following schools: Amenfiman Senior High, Asankrangwa Snr High, Asankrangwa Senior Technical and Manso Amenfi Snr High.
Zone 3: Quiz competition at Sefwi Dwenase schools was held on 21st May 2021 among the following schools: Boa Amponsem Snr High, Sefwi Wiawso Senior High, Sefwi Bekwai Snr High and Nana Brentu Snr High.
Out of the 12 competing schools, three senior high schools qualified for the final quiz competition. The competing schools were:
1. Prestea Secondary Technical School
2. Asankrangwa Secondary Technical School
3. Sefwi Bekwai Senior High School.
The final school competition was held on 30th May 2021 and was broadcasted on GTV “WHAT DO YOU KNOW” and Unique FM 95.7
Asankrangwa Secondary Technical School (ASECTECH) emerged winner.