Kenembo Primary School on the outskirts of Mt Hagen town in Western Highlands Province, is the latest recipient of the Grant Assistant for Grassroots Human Security Project by the government of Japan.
Yesterday, Ambassador of Japan to Papua New Guinea, Hiroharu Iwasaki, officially opened a two block classroom, and office building witnessed by teachers, students and parents.
Ambassador Iwasaki said the classroom is a fundamental resource for human development, and Japan will continue to assist through this grant. We trust that with these new classrooms, will enable the school to accommodate and educate current and future prospective students, who will expand their knowledge and skills, and lead the next generation of this community in the coming years, he added.
Kenembo Primary School enrolls a population of 680 students, and 17 teachers. The new classrooms will alleviate some of the issues of overcrowding in the school.
The project cost a sum of K235, 000.