In a move to further strengthen Liberia’s Educational Sector, the County Education Officer of Montserrado Samuel Bundoo has called on parents nationwide to invest heavily in the future of their children.
According to him when children are educated they can help contribute immensely to their nation and its people.
Speaking at the first graduation exercise of the Kona Rescue Academy Mr. Bundoo also stressed the need for more attention to be given to the early childhood education component of the sector.
He said if the foundation of the children through early childhood education is well solid it will help strengthen the children’s foundation level of education.
Explaining further, the former Bong County Representative emphasized that early childhood education is also an important period for child’s development.
Addressing her audience as valedictorian of the graduating class on the theme: What’s Education, little encouraged parents and guardians to see the education of Liberian kids as a priority to their future growth process.
Val said proper education will help make them useful citizens and influential leaders of the Country.
The Kona Rescue Academy is a non for profit Institution providing free education to Liberian kids mainly orphans, Street children, Drugs Addicts among others.
The initiative under the auspices of a young Liberian humanitarian Felicia Kona Gworlekaju among others is aimed at bringing hope to the hopeless.
According to Madam Gworlekaju her focus has always been putting smiles on the faces of the needy.
“One-person effort can be a change to the world”, the Liberian humanitarian added.
She said her focus among other things is to help make the world a better place for tomorrow, noting that she wants under-privileged to have the same opportunity the privileged ones have.
In a bid to help sustained the program Felicia has called on well-meaning Liberians including other philanthropists to buttress her initiative.
She wants an extension of the School including other facilities to Senior High level but appeals to others to beef up her effort for the betterment of Liberia’s future leaders.
Madam Gworlekaju noted that sustainability of mankind depends on quality education something she pointed out should be a choice for everyone regardless of status, religion and or any other backgrounds.
In an appreciation mood two of the students, Dorcas Quiah and Maxim Johnson lauded the humanitarian initiative of Madam Gworlekaju adding that it has brought about great relieve to them.
“We have not been in School but due to your intervention we are in School now”noted the two students.
At the same time the Principal of the School Mrs. Marlene Zokeh said the opening of the Kona Rescue Academy in the Thinker’s Village Community is a wonderful blessing to the less fortunate in the area.
She used the occasion to urged other well-meaning Liberians to help do more investment of the children of this Country.
The first graduation program of the Kona Rescue Academy took place in the Thinkers Village Community with about six kids graduating from the Kindergarten division as the need to build the capacity of Liberian kids nationwide is crucial to the growth process of the Society, added Madam Gworlekaju.