New classroom

K1.6m Busu classroom opened

The building, complete with an additional K50,000 computer lab, is set aside for the Grade 12 and 11 science students.

Speaking at the event, chairman of the Digicel PNG Foundation, Michael Henao, said they have been looking forward to the opening of the two-storey K1.6 million building, which is the highest amount the Foundation has ever spent on a single classroom.

Students to access new classroom next year

The school board and staff including the community had built two semi-permanent classrooms worth over K6, 000 containing desks, blackboards, and office space for teachers.

School chairman, Aron Dupnai urged students and the community to take care of the classrooms.

“We cannot travel far to Kiunga and other villages to look for school. Education is now right in our village so take care of these facilities," he said.

K1.6m classroom for Busu

Students and staff warmly welcomed the Digicel Foundation team on the 1st of June to the groundbreaking of the new 4-in-1 double-storey classroom.

The infrastructure is valued at K1.6 million, which is, by far, the highest amount the Foundation has ever spent on a single classroom.

Busu principal, George Noble, acknowledged Digicel PNG’s head of regions and general managers, consumer sales, Brian Malone, for putting him in touch with the Foundation’s CEO, Serena Sasingian.

Education Is Everyone’s Responsibility

The 3-storey structure was built at the cost of K1.9 million through the efforts of hardworking parents and donors. The Archbishop of Port Moresby, Cardinal Sir John Ribat, opened the building.

Roger Kara, Deputy Secretary of Department of National Planning and Monitoring, Roger Kara thanked the St Charles Lwanga Secondary Parents & Citizen for recognizing that factor and approaching the Department for assistance towards the building of the schools state of the art infrastructure.

New classroom for Arifiran

The opening of the classroom signifies the continuous community-based support that the National Fisheries Authority is continuing to provide to communities that are in great need.

Tom said Morobe is embarking on bigger fisheries projects and it will soon become a fisheries hub. The Wagang fisheries wharf that NFA will build will derive huge economic returns for the province and the country as a whole.