The Consummate Community Developer: Dr Elkanah Garang and his Philanthropic Interventions Episode 3 – Educational Interventions

Dr Elkanah Garang is fast changing the narrative within the Mangu/Bokkos Federal constituency with his style of bottom-top interventions to communities that need them dearly.

Apart from the provision of portable and safe drinking water and his healthcare interventions, Dr Elkanah has also done his best in the area of education for hinterland communities in Bokkos and Mangu LGAs.

His conviction in the fact that education is one of the major vehicles for social mobility, Dr Elkanah Garang has not failed to continuously support the advancement of quality education in Nigeria, where he was equally trained from nursery, primary and secondary levels; up to tertiary level.

His believe that something can still be salvaged from the badly battered education system in Nigeria, Dr Elkanah Garang was strategic in identifying areas that need immediate intervention in order to stimulate quick result and also plan for long-term strategic interventions. The areas he has intervened are as follows;

  1. Donation of Exercise Books to the Parents Teachers Association
  2. Provision of Scholarship to students of tertiary institutions in Bokkos LGA.
  3. WAEC/NECO Registration.

Indeed little drops of water make up and ocean and a thousand mile’s journey begins with a step. It is believed that going forward Dr Elkanah Garang will yet again intervene in many ways to better the lot of rural communities.

The next episode will look into other areas where Dr Elkanah Garang made interventions which have touched the lives of rural dwellers.

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