The Liberia Coca-Cola Bottling Company (LCCBC) joined by the Coca-Cola Africa Foundation and the Coca-Cola Equatorial broke grounds here Tuesday for the construction of a science and technology primary and junior high model school in Paynesville, outside Monrovia.
A release reaching this paper yesterday said the project will be in honor of LCCBC Executive Vice President and Chief Administrator Alex B. Cummings. It is expected to be completed by August 2012.
The release indicated that the school will have nine classrooms, fully equipped with computer, science laboratories and well stocked library and facilities for teachers. Mr. Cummings emphasized the company’s strong commitment to improving the lives of Liberians, especially residents of deprived communities.
He noted that the company is committed to achieving this through providing quality education, health, entrepreneurship programs and water and sanitation facilities. He said the long-term growth of Liberia is linked to its ability to develop the capability of its citizenry especially the youth.
For his part, LCCBC General Manager Rocky Findley, also confirmed the company’s commitment to Liberia through the provision of clean and safe drinking water and school infrastructure for selected communities across the country.