China improves learning environment at Vaimauga College

Teachers and students at Vaimauga College had several reasons to celebrate on Friday.

The occasion was the opening of their upgraded school facilities and the presentation of new computers to the school.

The projects were funded by China. Chinese Ambassador to Samoa, Chao Xiaoliang, cut the ribbon.

Students and staff members acknowledged China for their generosity through songs, dances and speeches in the Chinese language.

The project covered classrooms, restrooms and new computers.

Principal, Faumuina Tovio Taefu, said renovation work was initiated as a protective measure against Covid-19.

“Some four facilities were below standards since the beginning (of the state of emergency) and we were determined to improve them  because of protection against the virus,” he said.

“Hence, we’re really grateful that this project we’ve dreamt of has been completed successfully.”

Faumuina added that they welcome the donation of computers, which should help the students keep up to date with the rest of the world.  

The Principal said he requested the Chinese Ambassador for assistance in the beginning of the lockdown.

Acknowledgements:

1st The Ambassador to Samoa of the People Republic of China Excellency Chao Xiaoliang donated $6000 and 8 new computers sets for our school

2ndly The ministry of Natural resources and environment donated some of the require material worth $5 600

3rd Susuga ile Epikopo Tapunuu Papu Talo Paū & Faletua, owner of  Sula’s super market and Bakery Moataa  (donated $1 000)

4th Afioga Sulamanaia Fetaiai Tauiliili Tuivasa Vaimauga i Sasae donated $1 000

5th Rev Selala Luamanuvae and EFKS church vaivase Tai $300

5th Tofa Lenatai Victor Tamapua MP Vaimauga west no1 $300

6th Susuga Malaefono Taaloga CEO Statistics $200

7th Elita Tooala $200

8th Tuisuga Letaua Sofara Aveau donated $200

9th Leniu Vainiu Teo $200

10. Tufalevulevu Faapiano $150

11. Tufalevulevu Faapiano $150

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