Shimron Guimben (R) invigilates the FODE exams in Tabubil

Shimron Guimben – Graduate Teacher

A local man from Western Province is providing his service to his people at no cost.

Mr Shimron Guimben is currently the Flexible Open Distance Education (FODE)Tutor with Ok Tedi Development Foundation (OTDF) Community Education Services (CES) Program

His been providing support to students in Tabubil since August this year.

As a recipient of the CMCA scholarship support, he believes in giving back to his community.

Shimron graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in teaching, majoring in Science and Mathematics from the University of Goroka.

“I graduated on the 19th of April this year and was given the opportunity by OTDF CES program to provide tutorial support to the FODE and Adult Matriculation (AM) learners in Tabubil.”

Giving back to the community

His motto in life is to serve while believing in an educated society. “I want to thank my sponsors, the Wai Tri and Tutuwe Trust through OTDF, for the scholarship support over the four years of my studies.

I want to give back to my people my service as a tutor while awaiting my posting from the Department of Education. Playing a leadership role as the President for the Fly River Students Association while at university is the driving force in with my career.”

Shimron is part of a group of over 250 students from Western who attended tertiary institutions across the country sponsored under OTDF in 2017.

The scholarship program is funded by the nine CMCA Trusts while PAD is under OTML at a cost of K2.69 million for both new and continuing students and administered by OTDF.

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