Australia commended for supporting Maka School

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Second Secretary Alexandra Little from the Australian High Commission with Head Teacher Ansa Hou of Maka School, prior to cutting the ribbon to officially open classrooms funded through Australia’s Direct Aid Program.

Second Secretary, Alexandra Little, and Justin Iduto’o of the Australian High Commission were pleased to visit Maka community in South Malaita during a recent monitoring and evaluation tour of South and Central Malaita. While there, they visited Maka School and officially opened the classrooms for grades three and four.

“Thank you Australia for your support to Maka school and to Maka community,” said Head Teacher, Ansa Hou in his welcome speech. “This is a great development for our children’s education, we greatly value Australia’s support under this partnership”.

“Congratulations to Maka community on completing two new classrooms to ensure that your students can learn in a safe environment,” said Second Secretary, Alexandra Little. “It is clear this community places high importance on providing children with a quality education. We are so pleased to have partnered with you on this project.”

The Direct Aid Program is a small grants program administered by the Australian High Commission. It is designed to assist community groups improve their livelihoods. For more information on DAP please contact Evelyn Delaiverata by email: evelyn.delaiverata@dfat.gov.au or contact 21561 – Direct Aid Program.

-Australian High Commission, SI