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School Feeding – Seawright Mining Takes The Lead

School Feeding – Seawright Mining Takes The Lead

Seawright Mining Company has introduced school feeding program for Labourya United Islamic Primary School.

This was announced by the Chief Executive Officer, Loveless Rupere, as the company donated learning materials, cooking utensils, uniforms and salaries for teachers.

Seawright Mining which motto is ‘Invent, Discover and Create’ continues to impact the lives of people in Kono and Kenema districts.

The acting Chief Executive Officer Loveless Rupere explained that the main reason  they visited the school was to present learning materials and cooking utensils that the company’s owner Dr. Seawright and Andrew promised the school as a way of complimenting their efforts and commitment to the chiefdom. They disclosed that Dr. Seawright also promised to pay teachers of the school as the teacher were going through a lot of constraints, which was why he thought it fit to render such a service to them. The CEO further disclosed that they will introduce school feeding program in the school as Dr. Seawright has hired two female cooks from the chiefdom that will be responsible to prepare food for the children. He encouraged the children to take their school work seriously so that they will become successful in life. Seawright Mining Human Resource Manager Sia Josephine Aruna said what Dr. Sea Wright is doing for the school and the chiefdom is hard to come by.

She described Dr. Seawright as a kind-hearted man, noting that what Dr. Seawright was doing for the chiefdom was coming from his personal pocket than what he is gaining from the company. Miss Aruna emphasized that what Dr. Sea Wright was expecting from the children was for them to study very hard so that in the future he would be very proud to see them.

She encouraged the children to take their school work seriously so that they would excel in life.

She described education as the key to every success and without education they would not be able to achieve anything in life. Head Teacher of the United Islamic Primary School, David A. M. Thoronka while receiving the items on behalf of the school expressed joy to receive such donation from Seawright Mining Company. He prayed for the company to flourish from grace to grace. He recalled that during the previous years they were faced with lots of challenges such as proper school building, pure drinking water, good toilet facility and many more.

“…but since Seawright Mining Company came to our aid, we are now enjoying quality facilities.”

He thanked the company for also coming to their aid to solve their biggest salary problem and other necessary needs.

“When we were facing with lots of difficulty in the area of salaries, Dr Seawright advised teachers to be patient and now we have seen the benefit.” He emphasized that when Seawright Mining promised, they will definitely fulfilled. “Seawright Mining is not like other investors that come and take our minerals without any benefit. Even though the mining company is not making profit currently, they still have the courage to address our needs in the school and the chiefdom.”

Chiefdom Representative, Samuel Kpovowa said that he want the children to pass on the information to their parents and neighbouring chiefdom for the important event that took place in the school.

He pointed out that before this time some people know what happened when Seawright Mining was constructing the school building.

“Now we thank God for the great different that is taking place. Such development has never taken place in this chiefdom; therefore we thank God for the great improvement.”

He thanked Dr. Seawright, management of the company and the head teacher of the United Islamic Primary School for pioneering all the facilities they are enjoying in the school and the chiefdom.

He added that the people of the chiefdom should embrace Seawright Mining Company for them to operate freely in the chiefdom. The donation and the salaries cost over Le 30 Million.


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