April 22, 2021

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Loncor is committed to ensuring that local communities share in the benefits of mineral development through initiatives to promote social and economic development, as well as through job creation and skills development.

Upgrading of School facilities at Bafwambaye School, Adumbi

In 2020/21 Loncor completed the restoration of a significant section of the Bafwambaye School, situated at PK47, approximately 8 kilometres from the Adumbi base camp.

Bafwambaye school, Adumbi [photo]

Official opening of the Bafwanakengele primary school

The community of Bafwanakengele, located near the Yindi exploration site, together with Loncor Gold and the Loncor Foundation, officially inaugurated the Bafwanakengele Primary School. Built by the Loncor Foundation, the school, which has eight classrooms, a meeting room and principal's office, accommodates over 400 primary students. Among the dignitaries participating in the Official Opening was the Vice Governor of Orientale Province, His Excellency Arama Najiam Israel, the Minister of Education, Mr. Polidor Lakibo and the administrator of Mambassa Territory, Mr. Drakana. Loncor was represented by Fabrice Matheys, General Manager of the Ngayu Project, and Franco Chobohwa, Senior Government Administrative Officer. Shown below is a gallery of photos from the event.

Bafwanakengele [photo]

The Bafwanakengele Primary School

Bafwanakengele [photo]

Principal's Office

Bafwanakengele [photo]

A building from the former school

Bafwanakengele [photo]

Waiting for the Opening to begin!

Bafwanakengele [photo]

New school latrines

Bafwanakengele [photo]

New desks - built by local carpenters

Bafwanakengele [photo]

Vice Governor of Orientale Province, His Excellency Arama Najiam Israel

Bafwanakengele [photo]

The Vice Governor greets local dignitaries

Bafwanakengele [photo]

Greeting local provincial deputies

Bafwanakengele [photo]

Applauding the dignitaries

Bafwanakengele [photo]

John Stavis Bilango, spokesperson for the Governor of Orientale Province

Bafwanakengele [photo]

Standing for the Congolese National Anthem

Bafwanakengele [photo]

Administrator of Mambassa Territory, Mr. Drakana

Bafwanakengele [photo]

Loncor manager and senior geologist Fabrice Mathys

Bafwanakengele [photo]

Freddy Bosomba, District Commissioner of Ituri district

Bafwanakengele [photo]

Applauding the speeches

Bafwanakengele [photo]

Provincial Minister of Education Polidor Lakibo

Bafwanakengele [photo]

Local folk from Bafwanakengele

Bafwanakengele [photo]

The Vice Governor addresses the crowd

Bafwanakengele [photo]

Franco Chobohwa of Loncor presents to the keys to the school to the Vice Governor

 

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