Golden Veroleum Donates To School In Grand Kru

Ahead of the Feb. 2nd school resumption date across Liberia, Golden Veroleum Liberia (GVL) on Jan. 21st donated 20 school desks to Kaybor Public School of Wedabo-Grand Cess District, Grand Kru County. The donation is in accordance with a Dec. 17, 2013 Memorandum of Understanding signed between GVL and the people of Zoloken.

Making the donation on behave of Golden Veroleum, Assistant Sustainability Manager, Hugh Bladee said the gesture is a manifestation of GVL’s commitment towards the education of Grand Kru citizens and Liberians at large.

Bladee went on to say, “according to the social agreement between us, we are to provide desks over two years, however with your agreement we decided to provide all at once.”

Urging the school authority and community members to use the donation for its intended purpose, Bladee encouraged them to take proper care of the school material in order to ensure its longevity.

Receiving the items on behave of the community, Kaybor Public School Principal, J. Wilfred Jeh expressed gratitude to Golden Veroleum for filling such an essential need at the institution.

“I am proud as a principle to have received such modern equipment, the first since the school was established,” said Jeh. He assured GVL that the desks will be used for its intended purpose and will be properly taken care of. Also speaking at the brief donation ceremony, Kaybor Women’s Leader, Elizabeth Tarkar lauded GVL for fulfilling its part of the social agreement. Source: GVL Release

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Author: D K Sengbeh

Danicius Kaihenneh Sengbeh (author of Sengbeh's Weblog) is a respected and renowned Liberian journalist, poet and writer with with journalism experience since 2001, of working both as a mainstream journalist and a communication/media consultant in Liberia. He is Secretary General of the Press Union of Liberia (elected Dec 2013). He was Assistant Secretary General of the Union Dec 2011 to Dec 2013. He is also Editor-In-Chief of The Informer Newspaper—one of Liberia’s credible dailies. Before joining the Informer, Danicius had served as reporter, chief reporter, sub-editor and News Editor at The Independent Newspaper between 2002 and 2006. Before then, he was reporter at the defunct Patriot Newspaper and Kiss FM 2001-2002. Danicius is a UN Media Fellow and Liberia’s first UN Medal Award-winning journalist for his contribution to journalism and for being the second Liberian journalist in 15 years to qualify for and successfully attended the United Nations’ Reham Al-Farra Memorial Journalist Fellowship Program in New York and Geneva, Switzerland in 2012. He earned a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Mass Communication and Sociology from the University of Liberia and a Diploma in Journalism from the International School of Journalism. He holds several awards and recognitions both in and outside of journalism, and carries dozens of certificates in journalism and communication from studies in Ghana, China, United States and Switzerland, among others. He volunteers as Chair of the Information and Communication Committee of his local Bardnersville community. He can be quickly reached via (+231) 886586531/777586531/777464018/ dakasen1978@yahoo.com

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