The “APPIO” project was created as a result of unfortunate event that befell the Ansong family five years ago. In remembrance of the philanthropic nature of Emmanuel Ansong who always sort out the Welfare of his family and friends and the underprivileged in his community. Emmanuel Ansong a.k.a “APIO” passed away Every year in the month of February a student from theSanta-Maria community who as either lost one or both parents who demonstrates financial need with promise to excel academically is awarded a scholarship to further their education in Ghana or abroad. Currently two students are benefiting from this program at Accra Girls Senior High School. The “appio” fund is supported by Alkians Group of Companies, the Ansong family UK and US chapter, friends and classmates of the late Emmanuel Ansong.