The President of the National Teachers Association of Liberia Bong branch says plans are underway to bring relief to teachers in the County.
Mr. James S.K. Miller, in an interview with our Bong County correspondent, said the NTAL- Bong chapter was exerting efforts to improve the living conditions of all teachers, saying under his administration as president, in collaboration with his co-workers, the NTAL has established a Credit Cooperation Union give out loans to Liberian teachers for the betterment of their lives, aqdding that the financial assistance is to commence from February to September of this year.
The NTAL Credit Cooperation Union loans, according to Mr. Miller, range from one thousand to one million Liberian dollars, depending on one’s status and salary earned.
He added that the loan, when provided, would last for six to sixty months at 10% of interest rate, with sponsorship from Education International.
Mr. Miller said the organization will shortly identify a medical center where teachers of the county would seek medical care during the time of illness.
He indicated thaty the measures are meant to bring some level of dignity to teachers who were making sacrifices in the educational sector of Liberia.