Children’s Book on Clean Water, Sanitation Set in Liberia

first_img– Advertisement – Liberian-American writer/blogger Chantal Victoria has released her first children’s book, Janjay, set in Liberia.The plot of the book centers around 8-year-old Janjay, a smart, curious, energetic girl who one day neglects her responsibility of collecting clean water for her family to join a friend for an afternoon adventure.According to a press release, the story is packed with humor and local language dialogue to capture the essence of Liberian culture.Children everywhere can enjoy the tale because of relatable characters, relationships, and experiences. There is a strong message on the global issue of access to clean water that resonates with millions of girls around the world.The book is available on May 24 in paperback, eBook, and audiobook versions everywhere books are sold including on the author’s site (, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, audible, and iBooks.About Chantal VictoriaChantal Victoria (Chantal Victoria Kyei, nee Bright) is a first generation Liberian-American. Due to the civil wars in Liberia, her family sought refuge in the United States where she grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She holds a Master’s with a concentration in Environmental Management from the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts in English and Political Science.She resides in London, England with her husband.For more information about Janjay, please visit or contact by email at chantal@chantalvictoria.comShare this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

MOE blunders with country’s top CAPE performer

first_img– St Roses High student now top CAPE performerThe Education Ministry on Thursday revealed that a huge error was made at the announcement of the top performers for the 2019 Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) on Wednesday.Top CAPE performer, Shanomae Millingof St Rose’s High SchoolThe Ministry in a statement to the media declared Shanomae Milling of St Rose’s High School as the country’s top CAPE performer for this year, and not Michael Bhopaul of Queen’s College who secured Grade One passes in eight units, as was previously announced.Milling, who wrote eleven units, copped the first position after securing nine Grade Ones and two Grade Twos. Grade Ones were obtained in Applied Mathematics Unit 1, Caribbean Studies Unit 1, Environmental Science Unit 1, Physics Unit 1 and 2, Biology Unit 1, Chemistry Unit 1, Pure Mathematics Unit 1, Physical Education and Sports Unit 1. Whilst twos were obtained in Applied Mathematics Unit 2 and Communication Studies Unit 1.Michael Bhopaullast_img read more