The board of AEP has allocated funds for upgrades to the classrooms of Graceland International School. Specifically these upgrades are for the addition of white boards for each classroom as well as ceiling fans in the primary building.
Due to the very hot climate the addition of ceiling fans will make for a much more comfortable teaching and learning environment. As funds become available we will be providing further upgrades to enhance the teaching and learning environment.
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Music, Fun and Good Food
St. Paul’s Church, Huntington, Connecticut
will hold a fundraiser to benefit Graceland International School, Gusau, Nigeria.
The event will take place on Wednesday, August 1, on the green and feature the very poplar band, The Highland Rovers. The concert starts at 7 pm.
The Whey Station, a food truck specializing in gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches, will be on hand to provide good food for all to enjoy. The Whey Station, which helped AEP last fall, has generously offered to donate the proceeds from the evening’s food sales to AEP for the benefit of Graceland International School.
Carly Hajducky, the woman who collected 400 books for Graceland International School, has taken charge of organizing and publicity.
Grab your lawn chairs and join us for a night of music, fun and good food.
Rain Date Thursday, August 2nd.
On Wednesday August 1, St. Paul’s Church in Huntington, Connecticut will host a fundraiser for AEP. The event will will take place on the Huntington Green in Shelton and feature a concert by the band the Highland Rovers. The band plays Irish music with a kick.
During our week in Gusau at Graceland International School, Bishop John Danbinta took time to give a tour of Graceland Hospital, currently under construction. As Gusau is a capital city, a small clinic would not suffice, so a large hospital facility is in the works. The hospital will provide not only basic medical care but surgery and maternity services as well. Being branded under the school name will strengthen the connection between medical care and education. Students from the school will be able to get first-hand experience in the medical fields by walking through the gate.
This is an ambitious project that has received funds from Kateri Medical Services, Inc., another NGO based in Tarriffvile, CT. The plan is to have a dedication of the Graceland International School examination hall and the hospital in October of 2018. Plans are underway for a medical outreach program at the new hospital facility during that time as well.
The board of Africa Education Partnership rejoices with our partners in Gusau for this hospital that will be adjacent to Graceland International School. Co-branding of the school and the hospital will enhance both the school and the hospital in the eyes of the local community.
Many of the students at Graceland School aspire to be doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals. With the hospital adjacent to the school, the students will have a great opportunity to gain practical experience.