Sambus Geospatial Limited, a Geographic Information System (GIS) and mapping company, supported the Geomatics Department of the KAAF University College, located in Kasoa Central Region of Ghana, with an ArcGIS Educational Package on Thursday, 29th of July 2021. The ArcGIS Educational Package comprises a suite of apps to support teaching and research activities in the department. In addition, ESRI resources such as ArcNews, Map Books and ArcUser Magazines were also provided. This was a strategic effort initiated by Sambus Geospatial as part of the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility, to facilitate the teaching and learning of Geographic Information Systems as a holistic discipline in the Institution.
KAAF University College is affiliated to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), the Ghana Institute for Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), and the University of Development Studies (UDS) with the accreditation to offer programs leading to the award of Bachelor of Science degrees in Civil, Geomatics, Mechanical, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Construction Technology, Computer Science, Nursing, Midwifery and Business Administration since 2007.
Present at the presentation were, Ing. John Nana Otchere, the Dean of the Engineering Faculty, who received the package. Also, present were Mr. Franz Okyere (Head of Geomatics Engineering Department), Mr. Samuel Nkpeebo Donkor (Nursing Department), and Mr. Joseph George Davis (Head of Computer Science Department). Ing. John Nana Otchere expressed his gratitude for the donation and stated that the software package will go a long way to enhance teaching and learning, as well as research work in the Geomatics Engineering Department and the faculty as a whole.