Lihir is a volcanic island in Papua New Guinea (Oceania) with a length of only 22km and 18,000 people.
It has always been part of our culture to support the development of the communities where we operate, that and our commitment with education led us to launch a project to support the island's schools. And we do it in person, visiting the different centers and making sure that all the help goes directly to those who need it: the children of Lihir.
Between 2016 and 2017 we visited the Londalovit elementary school twice, providing them with everything from school supplies such as projectors and backpacks to furniture to renovate the desks and chairs in the classrooms. We also sent them material to play the region's favorite sports: rugby, tennis and cricket.
In 2017 and 2018 we also visited Kul Destiny School and this past year our Australian colleagues Craig Joseph and Robert Bridgen returned to Londalovit to donate 75 gift packs of books and other materials to students between the ages of 5 and 12.
We are proud to see the involvement of our colleagues with the project. We will continue to support education in Lihir and in every corner where we are present, no matter how far.