Minister for Education, Heritage and Arts, Rosy Akbar handed over transport assistance to head of schools from the rural and maritime areas at Waisomo House in Suva.
The schools that received a boat and an engine each were:
– Davetarua Primary Sch (Gau)
– Daku Village Sch (Tailevu)
– Komo Village Sch (Kabara)
– Nakasaleka District Sch (Kadavu)
– Moce District Sch (Lau)
Wainimala Secondary Sch (Naitasiri) also received an engine for their boat.
Meanwhile, the MOE also handed over two school buses for Malhaha District/Rotuma High School and St John’s College in Levuka.
“Transport Assistance is one of the many government initiatives targeted at increasing accessibility and equity to quality education,” said Minister Akbar.