These will be supplied and distributed across the 488 elementary and primary schools and 20 community learning centres rights across Papua New Guinea.
Speaking on behalf of Theodist Ltd, Ryan Pini said Theodist is very proud the Digicel PNG Foundation has a great access to the lives in a range of communities through their donation of classrooms throughout PNG.
Pini said these diaries will be given out to all the regions mostly to the grassroots community as this will enable communities and schools to use resources like this for further education.
“This is a very important step for education in Papua New Guinea,” Pini said.
“We are giving tools that will enable kids to do their math work, their writing, their drawing and this is a big investment in giving out and I believe it will be returned in many years to come,” Pini added.
“We’re a family business and we’re able to give away to the Digicel Foundation which we believe is for a worthy cause.”
Digicel PNG Foundation CEO, Beatrice Maharu says most of these schools which are beneficiaries of the Digicel PNG Foundation are situated in rural and remote communities.
“These diaries, although outdated will serve as notebooks and or exercise books and will be an important resource for their learning in their classrooms,” she says.