Education: Light Outreach takes donation to displaced pupils

As part of a build up to the 2022/2023 academic year,over 25 displaced pupils and students resident in Bamenda have benefited from school didactics to facilitate their quest for education.

The gesture, 10 September  2022 at Nitob 1 quater, Bamenda II sub division was part of the efforts of Light Outreach Foundation, a Non Governmental Organization, NGO to ensure an effective school resumption.

A total of about 500 books,pens and pencils, school bags were provided to the students and displaced pupils in Bamenda.

The ceremony was also in itself a moment for the foundations executives to hand over some pullovers and some pair of shoes to pupils and victims of the crisis who had lost hopes on school and who are cumulatively battered by the brunt of a rising cold climatic condition.

David Nkeh CEO Light Outreach Foundation told journalists in Bamenda the donation is part of the institutions resolve to make Bamenda Great again.The project covers social ,economic, political and or religious. 

He opines that education is a necessity and not an option and the goal shall continually be collective; "we believe in a reflection of having more books in the hands of children than sticks".

The foundation is said to have benefitted enormously from the financial pump of Nathali Moudiki and Addax Petroleum Women respectively.

The gesture is said to be one of many efforts expected to be carried out in some remote cities within the divisions and region s harbouring IDPs from from the Northwest. David Nkeh hinted the exercise will touch displaced pupils and students in Mbengwi and Belo in Momo and Boyo division as well as Magba in the West region.

On the sidelines it was also a moment to announce the suprise payment of school fees to some most vulnerable pupils .
Ambani Quinivette beneficiary hinted "it's with a heavy heart that I receive this gift. I lost my husband in the course of the crisis and I could barely provide for the Children left behind.I was uncertain of what will become of these children whose peers are already a week in school.Am most grateful".

Officials think for an effective school year the education should be a collective concern."We think that these children have a right to education, and we are doing just that" David added.

For his part  Ndi Victory primary 2 pupil and beneficiary told the Horizon "...I was not going to school because I had no books..since I have them now I will go to school".

He is said to be one of the beneficiaries of the school fee Subvention.

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