Tuesday, at the Municipal Palace of Delmas, in order to help the most disadvantaged parents to prepare in better conditions, the back to school, the First Lady, Martine Moïse, accompanied by Régine Lamur the Minister of Youth, participated in a distribution of school kits and shoes to more than 2,000 students from national schools Canada and Pierre Labritie.
In her speech, Martine Moïse insisted on the importance of education as a tool to build new citizens capable of participating in the project of national reconstruction. While reiterating her will to accompany the needy children, the First Lady has called on all players in the system to play their score in order to make the academic year coming, a total success.
The First Lady promised to be with the children throughout the school year and insisted on a set of measures adopted to relieve parents and students during the year including free transportation of students and provision of a daily hot meal to students as part of the National School Canteen Program (PNCS).
She also referred to the strengthening of the programs “Tout pou ti moun yo” and “Konte m, mwen konte”, recalling that these programs aim, respectively, to increase the number of childcare centers in the country for children from 0 to 5 years and allow children from birth to have identification documents.
Speaking to parents, Minister Régine Lamur stressed that the collective development of society and personal fulfillment, promote schooling and the need to work to provide children with a healthy learning environment. Considering teachers as essential actors in the development of the country, the Minister took the opportunity to congratulate them and encourage them to work to improve the level of education in Haiti.
By: HaitiLibre | August 23, 2017