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April 18, 2021

RaiCoast High School gets 17 new-look dormitories

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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


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