At last, Central Branch All Age School, got its Enrichment Room at 27B Slipe Pen Road on April 21, 2015.
The launch took place at 10:00a.m. at a press conference.
The main contributors are The Hon. Rev. Ronald Thwaites, Minister of Education; Desmond McKenzie, Member of Parliament, West Kingston; David Butler, CEO, Digicel Jamaica; Denise Herbol, Mission Director, USAID and Jean Lowrie-Chin, Chairman, Digicel Foundation.
Representatives of the Digicel Foundation announced a major milestone in education in partnership with the Ministry of Education and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The impact and future plans of the Enrichment Programme’s impact were discussed.
The Enrichment Programme is an island-wide Information and Communication Technology Partnership with the Ministry of Education to increase literacy rates to 85% by 2015.
In 2013, the Digicel Foundation, in a US$3.7 million partnership with USAID, expanded the Enrichment Programme to include and additional 95 schools over three years. To date, the programme has benefited 37,000 students.
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