The William D. Coleman High School in Clay Ashland upper Montserrado County was early this week extolled with a huge consignment of stationery materials, including but not limited to mathematics and reading books, pencil and exercise books from the Joseph Assignment Global Initiative based in the United States.
The presentation was made to the school by the head of 4-man team, Reverend Dr. Alexis Felder on behalf of the Global Initiative. She said she was impressed about the wiliness on the part of Liberian youths to learn.
“Our institution goal is to best educate possible youth of Liberia. Therefore, we wish to call on Liberia students to focus on their education for the betterment of Liberia, nothing that every students is a leader but need to work to complete such task,” Dr. Felder noted.
She said Africans in the United States are now beginning to give back to their own people such is the care of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade and added it is about time to do same.
In respond for the gesture, Sam Z. Harris, Principal of the Coleman High School paid tribute to the Global Initiative for the assistance but at the same time, made an appeal for the construction of reading room to enable the students have conducive and comfortable area to read.
He urged his students to take reading serious day by day as their habit in order to contribute their quota to their motherland, Liberia. Representing Education Ministry during the ceremony was Gorma Mannie, Chief Education Officer for Montserrado County.
Mannie expressed the Ministry happiness for the donation and added that it will be used for its intended purpose. “We are grateful to the Joseph Assignment Global Initiative for helping to develop the minds of the Liberian youths”.
She at the same time call on the Liberian students to focus on their education for the betterment of Liberia, noting that every student is a leader but need to work to complete such task.
The Joseph Assignment Global Initiative is in collaboration with the New Faith Baptist church International rendering Philanthropist service to deserving African Countries. The institution has 16 schools in central Ghana, dug wells and other projects implements in Cape Town, South Africa and now Liberia.
The Initiative is partnership with education ministry will begin the construction of modern primary school in Liberia at the end of this year with teachers’ quarters and other facilities. The institution recently donated a modern machine to the John F. Kennedy medical center to cater to health needs of Liberians.