August 23, 2017  1:12:45am

United Way Worldwide Haiti relief Children are important Allman Town Primary receives Fire extinguishers

United Way Worldwide Haiti relief

The children in Haiti were beneficiaries of contributions from United Way worldwide to support restoration efforts in Haiti post the disastrous earthquake in 2012.

Children are important

Mrs. Winsome Wilkins, CEO, United Way of Jamaica interacts with the children as Ms. Kelly Tomblin President & CEO of Jamaica Public Service (JPS) looks on.

Allman Town Primary receives Fire extinguishers

(L-R) Mrs. Winsome Wilkins, CEO, United Way of Jamaica looks on as Ms. Kelly Tomblin, President & CEO of Jamaica Public Service (JPS) hands over extinguishers to Mrs. Dorothy Mason-Balmer, Principal of Allman Town Infant School and Mrs. May Pinnock – Mitchell, Principal of Denham Town Basic School.

United Way of Jamaica (UWJ) has been focused on vital areas of the school spectrum to help children achieve their potential through education.

In particular, the UWJ supports early childhood education efforts through teacher training, improved playground facilities, secured school environment with the installation of fire safety equipment and parameter fencing, along with the implementation of nutritional programmes. We believe that our children deserve the best possible support in life.

The United Way of Jamaica has supported youth programmes offered by Rise Life Management Services and the Jamaican Association for Children with Intellectual Disabilities (JAID) which runs twenty eight (28) Schools of Hope across Jamaica.