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First batch of emergency schools handed over in Peru


2023-12-04 11:04:00
The General Prado Emergency School, the first completed facility under the Special Investment No. 1 Package of the Peru Bicentennial Project constructed by SINOHYDRO, became the first of a group of seven emergency schools to be handed over on Nov 30.
The Peru Bicentennial Special Investment No. 1 Package is an education investment plan under the special public investment project of the Peruvian government – the Bicentennial School Reconstruction Project. It is located in the Lima Region and comprises a total of 14 schools.
Miriam Ponce, the Minister of Education of Peru, attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the site. The ceremony was also attended by the principal of General Prado Emergency School,  and over 1,000 local students.
At the ribbon-cutting ceremony, Minister Ponce officially declared the opening of the General Prado Emergency School. She emphasized that the school is located in the Lima province, with a total area of 6,000 square meters and a building area of 2,900 square meters. It includes 31 classrooms and two teacher offices.
All emergency schools, including both primary and secondary levels, are constructed on concrete foundations and equipped with comprehensive systems for sanitation, drainage, and insulation. They can accommodate approximately 1,900 students.
Ponce stated that enhancing educational services is a crucial element of national development, and the government's commitment to education has been demonstrated through this project. At the same time, she praised SINOHYDRO for tackling challenges and adhering to high standards and strict requirements throughout the project's implementation. She expressed gratitude to all project builders.
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