US embassy donates books worth US$13,000 in Gnaviyani atoll

The US Embassy, in partnership with the Ministry of Education, has delivered US$13,000 (MVR201,000) worth of books to the Gnyaviyani Atoll Education Center in Fuvahmulah.

“These books, aimed at primary and secondary grades, will help teachers and students develop their English language skills so they can enhance their opportunities for further education and a dynamic future,” said Ambassador Michele Sison at a ceremony held yesterday (March 2).

“We are proud to support the success of Maldivian students through the friendship and goodwill of the American people,” she continued.

An embassy press release revealed that yesterday’s donation was the first of eleven planned for the outer atolls. The donation was made possible by the NGOs Spirit of America and the Asia Foundation.