Monrovia — The St. Paul Presbyterian College, alongside the Barnesville Highway, has handed out black polythene baggage of rice to oldsters and guardians for the maintenance of their youngsters amid the worldwide pandemic of Covid-19.
The youngsters are all college students of the varsity, which was closely sponsored by the Rising Liberia’s Youngsters (GLC), a US-based charity group however has now closed down its operations and help to the varsity has dried up.
At Thursday, June 4th distribution ceremony, dad and mom and lecturers collectively appealed to Madam Michelle Des Jardins, who was one of many very robust supporters, since she met Mrs. Malia E. Harris, who’s the primary principal of St. Paul and founding father of GLC. Ms. Des Jardins grew to become the top of GLC and for greater than 10 years supplied enough help to the varsity in Liberia.
Mrs. Harris advised FrontPageAfrica from her residence within the US that the second storey of the varsity was constructed due to Ms. Des Jardins.
“In 2015, the GLC beneath Michelle even supplied, in the course of the Ebola outbreak in Liberia, meals to the lecturers and college students. Every of St. Paul’s 200 college students obtained two 100-pound baggage of rice and 5 gallons of vegetable oil,” she mentioned.
Mrs. Harris additional said that her good friend Michelle even paid the tuitions of the scholars, present the WAEC charges for the scholars and supplied many different assistances to the lecturers and oldsters.
“Michelle has continued to do effectively. Nevertheless, many different girls from the Presbyterian church buildings in San Diego and Girls of the Thursday Bible Girls Examine Class have made many contributions to the betterment of the varsity,” Mrs. Harris mentioned.
On the Thursday rice distribution on the varsity campus, Mrs. Marvis Stryker, head of St. Paul’s Dad and mom, Lecturers Affiliation (PTA), thanked all of Mrs. Harris’ pals, who contributed cash used to buy the rice that given to them.
“We’re asking you to please proceed to assist her help the varsity, particularly Michelle and her son. It’s only for the love you might have for us. You folks made it potential for us to a contemporary college constructing right now,” Ms. Stryker mentioned.
She said how mentioned dad and mom and lecturers have turn into after listening to that the GLC, which give all the varsity’s helps not exists.
The PTA head appealed to Michelle and all others to nonetheless render their help to the varsity at this significant time.
Mrs. Stryker advised the varsity sponsors that folks are actually starting to fret that after the pandemic is over, they’re fearful the place they will discover cash to ship their youngsters to highschool. She used the event to thank different sponsors, together with Virginia Whitelock for offering the generator and constructing the water tower on the campus; Charlotte Halicioglu for paying the WAEC charges for each the sixth and ninth graders; Linda White for setting the kitchen; whereas Michelle supplied tuition for college students on the Catholic-run College. “To all of you who’ve helped us over the previous years, to you Malia and your loved ones, we are saying an enormous thanks.”