As the distribution of the Because We Care cash grant continued today in Region Five, Mahaica – Berbice, parents at the different distribution centres shared how the grant will be helpful in providing for their children.
- More than 97% uplifted
Doreen Jacobus, a grandmother of five of Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) says the money she received from the Government’s ‘Because We Care’ cash grant initiative will be used exclusively for her grandchildren’s education.
More than 500 parents and guardians of students attending the Regma Primary, Retrieve Nursery and Republic Avenue Nursery Schools in Linden, Region 10 are beneficiaries of the Government’s ‘Because We Care’ and School Uniform and Supplies cash grants today.
– Minister Edghill tells beneficiaries at Friendship
– Minister Croal
The Government has come in for high praise from parents in Wakapau Village, Pomeroon-Supenaam, for the ‘Because We Care’ cash grant initiative.
– Minister Indar tells Region Five parents
Minister of Public Works Bishop Juan Edghill MP says the move to inject over $220 million into Region Ten through the ‘Because We Care’ and Uniform and School supplies cash grants is not a “fly-by-night strategy,” but shows the Administration’s sincerity towards the academic growth of Guyana’s children.
Minister of Home Affairs, Robeson Benn MP says while the ‘Because We Care’ cash grant initiative may seem modest, it is critically important to some families and he expects parents to invest the sum in their children.
Parents and guardians of students of St. Stanislaus College, Central High, Houston Secondary and Ketley Primary schools have said the ‘Because We Care’ cash grant would boost their household incomes, as they prepare their children for the September school term.
–school uniform grant increased from $4,000 to $5,000
The PPP/C Government has delivered on its manifesto promise to reintroduce the ‘Because We Care’cash grant to children in public schools with the official launch of the programme in Region Two on Wednesday.
– Over $196M is scheduled to be given to 10,324 students
- Over $196M is scheduled to be given to 10, 324 students
“Make a wise investment for your child” – Min. Dharamlall
-Min. Sukhai starts distribution in riverine communities
— Lower Pomeroon residents
-Minister Rodrigues at Region Six distribution
The Government’s ‘Because We Care’ cash grant programme has officially kicked off in Region Three with close to $400 million to be distributed over two days.
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