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Six institutions benefit from L$30,000 scholarship grant

By mylbsonline.com staff
Some disadvantage girls ine need of education
Some disadvantage girls ine need of education

(mylbsonline.com/Liberia)-Six institutions have benefited from a US$30,000 grant to settle scholarship arrears for 192 disadvantaged girls for 2013/2014 first academic semester.

The grant is an initiative of the Liberia Education Trust (LET), with support from President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf.

Beneficiaries include, the Community Youth for Peace and Development, Obaa’s Girls Outreach, and the South Eastern Women Development Association.

Others are the Gee-Gbeh River Assistance Development Association, Young Women Organized for Sustainable Development and the Esther Johnson Day Care School.

LET Executive Director, Hester Catakaw, made the presentation Monday, September 16, 2013 in Monrovia.

Madam Catakaw said: “The gesture is in fulfillment of President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf’s commitment to providing quality education to less fortunate girls across the country.

“Over 400 children are currently benefiting from the organization’s reading program launched 2013, she also said.

Madam Catakaw added: “Plans are under way to take the program to other parts of Liberia. She called on the youth to take advantage of the initiative to prepare for future challenges.

 


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