Salua Primary School on Manono Island were handed the keys to a brand new building block in a ceremony held on Wednesday 28 June 2023.
The new school building consists of four classrooms, a computer lab, a staff room and a new lavatory block, funded by the Japanese Government under the Grant Assistance for Grass-Roots Human Security Projects (GGP).
Ambassador of Japan H.E. Mr. Senta Keisuke cut the ribbon and officially declared the building open for use, handing the keys to the School Committee for Salua Primary.
“The School Committee are grateful to the Government and people of Japan for the new building block, replacing an old one that was no longer fit for a healthy student learning environment.”
Students and four teachers will be carrying out their lessons and classes in a more spacious, safe and clean learning environment.
Member of Parliament for Aiga i le Tai and Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Auapaau Mulipola Aloitafua, Chief Executive Officer of the Ministry of Education, Sports and Culture Aeau Chris Hazelman, Police Commissioner Aupaau Logoitino Filipo and Members of the School Committee attended the ceremony.
Photos: Taunuuga Toatasi and Jasmine Netzler-Iose, Government Press.