Excel Daycare and Primary School with Motto Building a firm foundation, has donated rice, clothing, shoes, bags and food provisions to Tengbeh Town fire victims.
The donation which was made possible by the children, their parents and the school authority meant to console the fire victims and a means of expressing love.
Proprietress of Excel Day Care and Primary School, Mrs Onike King, while presenting the items consoled the victims by telling them not to lose hope because of the ugly incident but to give God praise for saving them.
She said at Excel School they teach the children to show love at all times. They should love their neighbors just as they loved themselves.
She expressed thanks to God for the provision, as they are encouraging the children to care for one another.
“I am happy we were able to do this. You are not alone, we are all together in this. Thank God no life was lost.”
Mrs. King went on to say as a school they been help to the community in various ways especially those that can’t afford quality education for their kids but through scholarship program they are supporting some.
She appealed to other well-wishers to support the victims and for them to contact the council for the process to be well organized.
One of the Parents Mariama S. Jalloh thanked God because no life was lost. She said the donation was not much but encouraged them to accept it and prayed that such incident would not happen again in that community.
Thanking the School, on behalf of the 27 families, one of the fire victims, Samuel Akim Conteh thanked Excel School for their support. He said the school demonstrated that they were indeed good neighbors and hoped that such incidents do not happen again.
Councilor of Ward 439 Tengbeh Town Community Ahlassan Kalokoh thanked the school for such help. He said this is what he wanted in the community for them to show solidarity for each other. He said when the incident took place he was worried but what Excel School has done had given a sigh of relief to them.
Excel Daycare and Primary School is a few yards from the incident where the fire took place. The school has been enjoying cordial relationship with the community including the market women and the youths. The fire at Tengbeh Town Community affected 27 families.