Sabusa Primary School gets new solar lights

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PORT MORESBY, 2nd July, 2018| Sabusa Primary School in Central Province was a proud recipient of solar lighting from Bank South Pacific (BSP) on 2nd July, 2018.

Despite being on holidays, the students showed up at the school in their uniforms to welcome the new solar light instalment in the school.

The installation of panels was done on the roofs of three 3 buildings which will caters for 6 classrooms and three staff houses in total.

BSP Human Resource General Manager, Hari Rabura thanked the school for welcoming the project and urged the community to look after the facility.

“We are committing ourselves to equipping local schools with the tools they need for better education. We hope this will go a long way in assisting the teachers and students in improving education standards in rural areas,” she said.

BSP HR GM switching on the solar lights with contractor from Tehilou Limited

“Our community projects are carried out in all provinces throughout the nation and even in the Pacific Island countries where we operate,” Ms Rabura added.

Head Master of Sabusa Primary School Eric Yangun said during the ceremony: “though we are located along the power grid, we experience a lot of power disruption. But with this new lights installed in our houses and classrooms we are confident that it will help our teachers prepare lessons at night and provide security for the school.

“We have 600 students in the school, 300 elementary and 300 primary students who will very much benefit from this project in pursuing their education in continuing to another level from here as we have the much needed facility to empower teachers and students,” Mr Yangun said.

Happy students and teachers from Sabusa Primary School during the handover ceremony

This project was delivered to the school by BSP Human Resource staff as part of the bank’s community project initiative in 2018 to the value of around K25, 000.

The bank has so far delivered 13 community projects out of the 45 selected solar projects for 2018.