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School receives 140K new classrooms in assistance

Ioane Burese
Friday, November 30, 2012

THE Japanese government has officially handed over three new classrooms to the Lomaivuna High School management.

The school, which was established in 1972 in Naitasiri, provides education from forms 3 to 7 for about 325 students from the surrounding areas.

A statement said the school buildings were in very poor state and dangerous to be occupied under relevant regulations.

As a result, the school formally requested the Japanese Embassy for funding assistance under its Grant for Grassroots and Human Security Programme. The Japanese government provided a grant of about $140,000 to cover building material and construction costs for the three classrooms with furniture to assist the school cater for all students.