-Minister Rodrigues at Region Six distribution
Parents and guardians of public school students in the East Berbice-Corentyne (Region Six) have expressed gratitude to the Government for the ‘Because We Care’ cash grant initiative, which was launched there on Wednesday.
Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand, MP, on Tuesday told parents that the education of their children remains one of the Government’s priorities. The Minister made this statement in her address at another distribution of the Government’s ‘Because we care’ cash grant initiative for public school students.
Residents of the Mahaicony River was hit by one of the country’s worst floods in May-June of this year; in some areas, the floodwaters are still to recede. This has affected many persons’ livelihoods including Anita Ramtahal who is now thankful for the Government’s ‘Because We Care’ cash grant.