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.
Official Opening of the Bafwanakengele Primary School, October 27, 2010
On October 27, 2010, the community of Bafwanakengele, located near the Yindi exploration site, together with Loncor Resources and the Loncor Foundation, officially inaugurated the new Bafwanakengele Primary School. Built by the Loncor Foundation, the new 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 Terriotry, 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.