The RaiCoast High School has seenthe benefit ofthe State’s commitment underthe Ramu Nickel Project MoA.
Over five hundred students’ofthe school are now living in 17 new-look dormitories.
The original dormitories atthe RaiCoast High School in Madang were built 29 years ago and have never been renovated until last year whenthe government fundedtheir renovation as a commitment underthe Ramu Nickel Project MoA at a cost of K1m.
This funding comes fromthe national government’s PublicInvestment Program for the mining sector.
Throughthe Mineral Resources Authority, a Ramu project landowner company Wass Matau Ltd was engaged to dothe work.
The School’s Principal Ernest Sawiang said students’were enjoyingthe facilities adding thatthere was a general shift inthe academic performances of students’as a result of better living conditions.
Acting Managing Director of MRA Mr Philip Samar saidthe MRA as a state agency, believed in empowering and buildingthe country’s human resources throughthe provision of proper facilities and resources in educational institutions in mining project areas.
Delly Begu, National EMTV News