LABU BUTU PRIMARY SCHOOL in Houn Gulf district has received donations worth more than K30,000 from Papindo Group of Companies and Macau Sushine Association.
Papindo Trading Company Limited chief executive officer Wilson Chan and company managing director Lady Susan Tjandra officially launched the items and presented then to Labu Butu Primary School yesterday.
The items included a 5KVA solar power station, two computers, a projector and photocopy machine.
Lady Susan said they assisted the school because there is knowledge gap experienced by the students and their teachers.
She told students, teacher and parents that technology advancement is required for knowledge enrichment in education and they must accept the change and adapt to it.
“Our Donations include computers so once the solar system is setup, then the computers must be utilized to download educational resources from the internet to improve students learning as well as the community livelihoods.
Information will improve our living standard and you must be exposed to civilization since your village is located five minutes ride from Lae,” Lady Susan Said.
Lady Susan told the elementary and primary students to learn as much as they can from their teachers because they are future leaders of PNG.
She appeals to community to look after the donated items adding that they will continue to assist them if they look after things that are given.
Company chief executive officer Wilson Chan said they are happy to support the Education of the children at Labu Butu village.
Mr. Chan said Education is very vital and having resources will boost teachers’ capacity to teach students faithfully.
Houn Gulf district acting education manager Sam Geseng said the donation will improve learning standard at the school.
Mr. Geseng said tuition fee free funding is not enough to cater for all the school needs and such partnership with business houses will support continuity of teaching and learning in the school.