Indian Ambassador donates school materials
By Wek Atak Kacjang
Nyuwa Primary School in Ladu County, Jubek State has received educational materials from the Indian Government.
Indian Ambassador to South Sudan, Mr. S.D Moorthy delivered the donation to the institution on Friday last week.
The donation included text books, reams of papers as well as footballs and valley balls.
Donato Sabriano, the head teacher of the school hailed the Indian Embassy for its tireless effort to raise education standards in the country.
He said it was the first time an envoy has set foot at the institution.
“It is a very good blessing for us here to receive an ambassador because he is a representative of the President of India. S.D Moorthy committed to come to us,” Sabriano said.
He said the text books are the most valuable resources the students need to learn.
The head teacher said the donation would benefit and encourage students to do better in their studies.
“It is very good for us today to receive text books and every child should understand that books are useful source of information and that good learning skills are important for success in their future lives,” Sabriano added.
Viato Wani Swaka, Commissioner of Ladu County of Jubek State, said the donation would boost the bilateral cooperation between the government and its Indian counterpart.
“In fact Indian has taken a major lead in supporting our students in terms of education such as awarding scholarships and other support to our children in South Sudan,” Wani said.
Amb.S.D Moorthy said it is important to support school children at the earlier childhood.
“This is the period where it provides them a chance to develop mentally, physically and in giving them experience and confidence to face the outside world,” he said.
He pledged his government’s commitment to support education sector in South Sudan.
The donation was to support both learning and development of pupils’ physical fitness, Amb. Moorthy said.
“We gave them materials for sports as part of their growth and development of their physical,” Moorthy said.