School kids at the Oral Modern, Peter Ben, Nazarine, and the Boatswain Elementary and Junior High schools located in District #15, Montserrado County, heard inspirational messages on Friday, 21 Feb when a US-based group, New Hope Children Village visited them and distributed educational supplies.
Executive Director Madam Torbor donating school materials
New Hope Executive Director, Madam Marie Torbor, distributed cartons of copybooks, book bags and sharpeners to students in the district. It may be recalled that the group in January donated a series of items for less fortunate children in Montserrado and its environs.
Speaking to students in the district, Madam Torbor said then New Hope Children Village is non-governmental and non-political with the so aim to assist less fortunate children complete secondary education in the country.
She narrated that the organization comprised group of Liberians, who went to school here and later went to the United States to improve themselves and have decided to return home and give to their fellow compatriots, especially children with burning desire to learn. She also shared her experience as a kid growing up, who used to walk three miles every day to go to school.
“I came from the rural part of the country just like some of you; my parents never had the money to even send me to school, but God has a purpose for everyone of us”, Madam Torbor explained.
The Executive Director Madam Torbor urged the students to use the items with care to enhance their learning process, reminding them that their families, country and the entire world look forward to benefiting from their education.
Giving a practical example of herself on the importance of impacting the lives of others in their journey to destiny. For his part, the Principal of the Oral Modern School, Mr. Othello Nimely, expressed gratitude to the New Hope family for the gesture. Mr. Normally called on the government to provide subsidies to schools molding the minds of future leaders.