Cass United Methodist Church in Detroit Michigan the United States of America has begun the erection of over one hundred solar panel lights on the campus of the Glory Academy Junior High School in Gbarnga, Bong County with each of the panel lights having a capacity of 25 watts.
The Glory Academy School in Gbarnga is sponsored by the Cass United Methodist Church in Detroit Michigan the United States of America. At present, the institution is lacked infrastructure, insufficient furniture for the classrooms among others.
Addressing Journalist Tuesday in Gbarnga, the Executive Director for Glory Academy USA Chapter, Paulus Obey stated that it was the church own way of paying back to the society, especially the School in Gbarnga.
The US base Glory Academy Executive Director described the solar lights project as a long-awaited plan for the Church and its partners, adding that they have been engaged with several initiatives in the School ranging from teachers’ salary and the erection of additional annex to the school.
Mr. Obey said, if Liberia educational system must improve, citizens must help buttress the efforts of the Liberian government by undertaking initiatives personally in the country.
Director Obey further said the Glory Academy Junior High School will definitely be electrified. He further lauded the efforts of the head pastor of the Cass United Methodist Church in Detroit Michigan in the United States Reverend Faith Fowler for his farsightedness in recognizing some of the challenges facing the educational system in Liberia.
For his part, the Chief Administrator of the Glory Academy Junior High school in Gbarnga, Bono B. Russ extended commendations to the donor for the great initiative.
Mr. Russ said the electrification of the campus has been a long-awaited dream for them as administration adding, power is the basic foundation of every institution in human life, especially in the educational sojourn.
He also said electricity will help to boost the educational system of the school in the county.
At the same time, Mr. Russ told The MONROVIA TIMES that they will soon commence an adult literacy program at the school in order to afford adults the opportunity to become fully capacitated in the development of the county and country.