Cangalo school

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February 2010
Dedication Year
January 2011
Kuito Government


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The local administration in Kuito shared concern about the plight of so many children without a school to attend. Partnering with RISE, they funded the school at Cangalo in the Piloto area, and construction of a six classroom school began in 2010.

The dedication at Cangalo was one of many country-wide celebrations in honor of the first day of school on Monday morning, January 31st, 2011.  Numerous officials  participated along with teachers, the community and many of the nearly 3000 registered students, more than the school can accommodate. The ceremony began with a procession of guests, ribbon cutting and the pouring of champagne on the threshold. Several speeches followed, and the Mayor of Kuito engaged the crowd, thanked RISE, and challenged students and teachers to work hard, to learn and to care for the school.  A celebration lunch followed with music and dancing, joy and gratitude.

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We are currently fundraising to build the Lalula school. Our goal is to begin construction in 2022. This school will educate 1000 children.