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NGO Official Wants Education For Ebola-Affected Kids Prioritized
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NGO Official Wants Education For Ebola-Affected Kids Prioritized

By David Pamas Seedee, LINA Bomi County Correspondent

TUBMANBURG, October 13 (LINA ) - The Deputy Executive Director of the local NGO Children Education and Empowerment Initiative (CEEI) in Bomi County wants priority given to the education of children who survived the Ebola Virus Disease.

In an interview with the Liberia News Agency in Tehr Town, Tehr District, Bomi County recently, Richard Swen urged the County Legislative Caucus to consider allocating funding from the County Development Fund (CDF) and the Social Development Fund (SDF) for the education of these children..

According to CEEI Deputy Director Swen, the organization has started an initiative to provide the registration fees, uniforms and Government Elementary Textbooks for 35 children in the district school system for the 2016/2017 Academic Year.

He said US$1,635 was used to register, buy books, uniforms, book bags, footwear and exercise books for the 12 female and 23 male students from Nursery to Sixth Grade level.

Director Swen said the funding was made available by Dr. Andrew Richardson and Family Foundation in U.S.A.

He said the organization is targeting 80 school-age children in primary school who survived the Ebola crisis in the county.

He said similar donation was made in Suehn Mecca District with 21 elementary students benefitting.

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