KADDRO and its developing partners, Trocaire, an Ireland Sierra Leone based Non governmental Organization puts smiles on hundreds of people whose solemn prayers for a primary school finally comes to reality.
Not so long, an Ebola survivor, Rugiatu, lost her parents to the Ebola surge, captured the attention of Trocaire through her eye-watering story, saw a diversion from Trocaire’s notable chores of helping women to land access and agriculture to constructing a Brand New Primary School.
KDEC Primary School Kayako is now a lime light for Kayako and the surrounding villages with a new facelift to boast education.
It’s now crystal clear, the most compounding issues of Standard building with an Office for the Head Master and toilet is now a thing of the past.
In attendance to Grace the handing over ceremony are; KADDRO’s Director, Mr. Mohamed Abdul Mansarico Mansaray, Mr. Michael Solis, Trocaire Country Director, Kambia District Council Chairman, Mr. Mohamed Y. Bangura, Inspector of Schools, Mr. Anthony Kamara, Civil Society representatives, Regent Chief and other traditional authorities, and inhabitants of Kayako town.
In his keynote address, Trocaire Country Director emphasized KDEC Primary School Kayako has been the first and only school they have built. He admonished with cushion reminding the stakeholders of their responsibility to handle the school with care, because building schools is never part of their agenda.
KADDRO’s Director, Mr. Mansaray thanked its donor partner for embarking in such project; a land mark to the people of Kayako to foster education.
Kambia District Council Chairman, Mr. Mohamed Y. Bangura heaped praises to KADDRO and Trocaire for such a development. Speaking on behalf of Council, he prioritised today’s occasion because of his special interesthe had for children’s education.
He noted the need to complement government’s Free Education Initiative, a platform to promote girl child education.
The Regent Chief, Town Chief and community people spoke in happiness on the golden opportunity accorded to them by KADDRO and Trocaire. They made their commitment to take good care of the school with strict monitoring from Council Chairman in a move to maintain the progress of the school. The community people further request for a well of water to prevent their kids from the dangers of fetching water across the street.
The Kayako community graced the handing over ceremony with traditional songs, a sign of gratitude in honour of a dream come true.