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Screen_Shot_2015-02-27_at_8.26.06_PMSchools hold several fund raisers throughout the course of the year to help raise money to sustain projects or the daily endeavors at the schools. Today, Saint Peter’s Anglican Primary School held one of their biggest fund raisers at the school compound which saw the participation of all the students and teachers. Teacher Rolando Umania told us more about the initiative.


Rolando Umania – Teacher


“We have a lot of games and a lot of stalls where we have different Bar B. Que, hotdogs and garnaches and all of that food there.”


Dalila Ical – Reporter


“It is an annual event is this some sort of fund raiser for the school?”


Rolando Umania – Teacher


“Yes, it is our big fundraiser and we call it our big fundraiser from here we generate must of our funds to keep our school going.”


Dalila Ical – Reporter


“So this is used for different things for the school?”

Rolando Umania – Teacher


“It is used for the daily running for the school obviously the school needs necessary funds.”


Dalila Ical – Reporter


“Is this done every year and how successful is it, is there a good response from the public?”


Rolando Umania – Teacher


“Yeah we have a quite a good response from the parent community and even the business community also support us, is a yearly event.”


And just as there were several food stalls there were also game booths that the children and visitors enjoyed very much. Olivia Mesh, a teacher at the school, oversaw the roulette which she says was very popular with the crowd this year.


Olivia Mesh – Teacher


“Children pay fifty cents and then they select a number according to the prices that we have and if the roulette pass in the number than they win a prize but if not they can try again to see who is the lucky person.”


Dalila Ical - Reporter


“So how many chances do they have to win or have you been having lot winners?”


Olivia Mesh – Teacher


“Yes, so far we have I cannot count how many winners we have but we have already given a lot of prizes and we still have some people coming more to play, and they really love the game.”


The event proved to be a success despite the rain that fell today. Children also enjoyed a wonderful day out of class. Teacher Umania says that even though the fair is over, he encourages the public to keep supporting the institution.

 

Rolando Umania – Teacher


“Just to call to call on the business community and the other parent to come and support us this is done every year and to keep that in mind and to assist our school as best they can because without them we won’t be as functional as we are.”


The school was also visited by children from other schools.

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