The National, Friday 03rd Febuary 2012
By ELIAS LARI
MORE than 500 children from Aviamp in the Anglimp-South Waghi electorate of Jiwaka will soon have access to a better education, thanks to Samson Komati for building a new bottom-up primary school for them.
Komati gave 3ha of land to build the school which he just bought for K12,000.
He then erected two classrooms which are for the elementary school and will continue up to Grade 8.
His dream is to build up the human resource through education as leaders are not making focusing on it.
Komati’s dream is to further bring the school up so that it will cater for the Grades 12 and colleges.
This is the first for an individual to sacrifice to help the other majority through education.
Several leaders from Jiwaka and Western Highlands attended the ground breaking ceremony at Rumar Elementary School in Aviamp last Saturday.
Speaking at the ceremony, Komati said that his vision and aim is to develop the lives of people through education.
He said a new three-storey double classroom will be built this week to cater for the students.
Komati said whatever was invested was not a waste but it would develop the lives of people.
Business man Ruman Joe Kuli commended Komati for taking the imitative to build the school.
He said these were the kinds of services more parliamentarians should bring into their communities.
Kuli gave K400 towards the school and urged the people to look after the school because it was an investment.
He said some people are wandering about doing nothing because they were not given a chance to further their education.
Kuli said that education was the key for a person to earn a good life and what was being given must be well looked after.
He thanked Komati for setting up a vision that will help to develop and bring in service and development into the province and the community as well.
Meanwhile, business and individuals at the surrounding communities have contributed funds and resources to help support the school prosper.