Education

LDS gives $10,000 worth of furniture to Penang sangam primary school

The Latter Day Saints Church Charity donated $10,000 worth of furniture to the Penang Sangam Primary School. The school head teacher Mr Rajesh Kumar said the donation would assist the school immensely. KUMAR: “The donation will definitely make an impact on the education of the children.We are fortunate to be assisted as our school suffered […]

Salote Qalubau

July 3, 2016 10:55 am

The Latter Day Saints Church Charity donated $10,000 worth of furniture to the Penang Sangam Primary School.

Assistant Miinister for Health and Medical Services Hon. Veena Bhatnagar with Brother Frank Stanford and Mrs Stanford and children of Penang Sangam Primary School in Rakiraki. (DEPTFO)
Assistant Miinister for Health and Medical Services Hon. Veena Bhatnagar with Brother Frank Stanford and Mrs Stanford and children of Penang Sangam Primary School in Rakiraki. (DEPTFO)

The school head teacher Mr Rajesh Kumar said the donation would assist the school immensely.

KUMAR: “The donation will definitely make an impact on the education of the children.We are fortunate to be assisted as our school suffered almost 95 per cent damage during TC Winston.”

Welcoming the donation yesterday was Assistant Minister for Health and Medical Services Veena Bhatnagar who was also a former student of the school.

Assistant Minister for Health and Medical Services Hon. Veena Bhatnagar with Brother Frank Stanford (third from left) and staff and management of Penang Sangam Primary School in Rakiraki. (DEPTFO)
Assistant Minister for Health and Medical Services Hon. Veena Bhatnagar with Brother Frank Stanford (third from left) and staff and management of Penang Sangam Primary School in Rakiraki. (DEPTFO)

Assistant Minister Bhatnagar acknowledged the kind gesture of the LDS Charity and thanked Brother Frank Stanford who was instrumental in securing the donation from New Zealand.

BHATNAGAR: “I thank the LDS Charity for this wonderful assistance for the benefit of the children of Penang Sangam School because we need such good Samaritans to care for the needy and the disadvantaged.”

Brother Stanford said he was duty bound to reach out to the needy.

The donation included 280 desks, 30 swivel chairs, three smart boards and two tables.

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