A Landowner Company is doing its part to help contain crime and unemployment problems, has taken on board 3 students from a secondary school in Lae to do job experience.
Black Cat Limited owned by landowner’s from the Hidden Valley Mine trained 3 Grade 12 students in an Escort Training Program.
The company’s, Managing Director, Rex Mauri says more companies should do the same to help curb law and order problems in Lae.
And dealing with school fights, homebrew and homemade guns, Lae Police Commander, Iven Lakatani also shares the same view as Rex Mauri.
He said, this will help the children with their mindset and help the community as well. It will also help the children realise their potentials.
Lae has been in the spotlight for serious crimes, and that includes rapes and murders in the last 12 months.
The Company will put the three former Bugandi students to work in its Escort Unit.
One will continue, while the 2 others are selected to Higher Learning Institutions.
Not all students finishing from Secondary Schools make it into Higher Learning Institutions.
The number of dropouts has increased significantly in the last decade adding to high unemployment statistics.
With over K430 million pumped into Lae this year, for improving infrastructure, it’s expected to create more employment opportunities.
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