Situated on the GSA Road in Paynesville, outside Monrovia, Aware began operation in Liberia in 2015, operates from kindergarten to senior and has a growing population of over 1,000 students.
The annual fair is also intended to allow students showcase their talents in the various science and arts subjects that they have learned over the years.
Speaking at the exhibition, Margibi County Electoral District #3 Representative, Ellen Attoh Wreh, stressed the need for national government to increase the budgetary support to the Ministry of Education in the next fiscal year so as improve education through the improvement of early childhood education.
She said there is an urgent need for more investment in science and arts education in Liberian school system.
“By seeing what the students are doing here I am impressed. Liberian students are smart, but they only need the quality materials and teachers to help them achieve their goal,” she said.
“The government needs to empower the various schools in order to make Liberia reach the 20% benchmark in the UNICEF report that was released on education,” the lawmaker stated.
Rep. Wreh lauded the administration of the Aware International school for their immense contributions to the education sector of the country.
For his part, the chairman of the Aware International school said he was pleased with the level of progress being made by the school since 2015 up to present.
According to Mr. D.Glpinadhan Pillai, since the establishment of the school, they have been helping the community in which it operates through the provision of social services to the community including the rehabilitation of roads, educational materials to schools, and helping the needy.
“It’s not an easy task to run a school in but by the power of God and the help of the parents and other support staff, we are working hard in making the institution reach its greatest goal and the fair you are witnessing is a testament to that,” he added.