Majuro Mayor Ladie Jack plans to transform a makeshift basketball/volleyball playground into a standard multi-purpose sport facility in Delap following a visit to an ongoing mini-summer league Tuesday.
The playground, like many others scattered across Majuro, is a dusty, dirt playing area with a basketball board made up of discarded plywood nailed to an electric pole. Few feet away the volleyball net is tied to a breadfruit tree and a house.
League coordinator Helber Namna said the league has been there for a long time and he’s glad of the development.
The community also received sports equipment from the Ahmadiyya Muslim community.
Read more about this in the July 21, 2017 edition of the Marshall Islands Journal.