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HONIARA, Solomon Islands (SIBC, June 18) – Three Solomon Islands community high schools have new classroom buildings through a Rural Development Volunteer Association school project funded by the Japanese Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Project.

The community high schools are Garasi, Rarumana and Buri in the Western Province.

Chief Education Officer of Western Provincial Government Dalcy Sito and Grassroots Project Coordinator of the Japanese Embassy Willy Kaitu'u handed over the three classroom buildings in ceremony last week.

Latrines, double desk sets and water tanks were also handed over to the schools.

The three schools are part of 17 community high schools in Western Province which will be assisted through the RDVA School Project.

The assistance to the villages of Garasi, Rarumana and Buri is valued at over SB$100,000 [US$14,000].

More than 800 people witnessed the handing over of the three new classroom buildings.

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