CETIC Banock Gets New Classrooms
Government School Banock in Penka Michel sub division, Menoua Division of the West region of Cameroon are the latest beneficiaries of the SHUMAS education program. 3 newly constructed classrooms 27 benches, 3 tables and 3 tables, a toilet block of three compartments with hand washing facilities were handed over to the school and the community in colorful ceremony on June 13, 2018 attended amongst others by the Senior Divisional Officer of Menoua and the population of Banock.
All the speakers during the event lavished praises to SHUMAS and her partner Building Schools for Africa.
According to the Director General of SHUMAS, Ndzerem Stephen Njodzeka, the project which started in 2016 was initiated because of the need and the willingness of the population to participate in its implementation.
“These school infrastructures and equipment are only as valuable as the commitment we all make,to taking responsibility for our actions and attitudes to promoting quality education. I want to call on the entire community to carefully and seriously protect these facilities so that many generations of children and their families can benefit from them” observed the Director General.
He thanked the partners for their continuous commitment and the government of Cameroon for providing a conducive environment for NGOs to operate and contribute to the development of Cameroon
It is worth noting that SHUMAS has constructed and rehabilitated more than 800 classrooms equipped with benches, tables, and chairs as well as toilets blocks with hand washing facilities. Over 50 schools engaged in the School Environmental Garden Project aimed at inculcating values of environmental management and protection.
More than 100 children yearly have been sponsored under the SHUMAS scholarship scheme. SHUMAS has equally provided potable water to more than 50 schools through, water by gravity, boreholes or protected wells for improved hygiene and sanitation in the different schools.