ESRDF Funds School Renovation
FILAKIT, March 17 (WIC) – The Amhara branch of the Ethiopian Social Rehabilitation and Development Fund (ESRDF) said it has provided over half a million Birr in aid for expanding the elementary and junior secondary school of Filakit town in North Wello zone. Filakit woreda chairman Ato Asaminew Gerawork told WIC that the money will used for building of additional classrooms as well as for expansion and furnishing of
the school. ESRDF provided the aid in response to repeated requests from the local population for renovation of the school which is fast depreciating after 49 years of service.
He said over 300 out of the 1,485 students of the school are being taught under tree shades in the vicinity of the school for lack of space.