[www.inewsguyana.com] – Leader of the Opposition, David Granger has applauded Mrs. Sandra Shivdat for the excellent educational work and efficient management of the Lusignan/Good Hope Learning Centre.
Shivdat is the Centre’s founder and director. The Opposition Leader visited the centre and met with residents of the community during a walkabout on Monday, December 08.
Shivdat and her brother, Noel Naraine, established the Centre five years go. According to a media release from the Office of the Opposition Leader, the Centre, despite early challenges, is now a beacon of hope for the educationally disadvantaged and an acknowledged social success for persons in difficult circumstances.
It provides education to nearly 200 children from the neighbouring Lusignan and Good Hope communities on the East Coast of Demerara.
The Opposition Leader lauded Shivdat’s vison and strong sense of mission. She explained to Granger that the Centre, built entirely by private funds, emphasises literacy and numeracy among school-age children.
Granger took the opportunity to interact with teachers, students and parents and said he was very impressed with the Centre’s work and thanked Shivdat and Narine for their continued commitment and the contribution to the community.