Digicel Jamaica Supports Women in Tech Through Annual Celebration of Girls in ICT Day

Digicel female employees close the ICT gender gap.

Each year, International Girls in ICT Day is recognised. ICT, or Information and Communications Technology, can be thought of as the field of expertise that encompasses the daily use of digital assets like the internet, computer software and personal devices. Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, this niche was especially important as it directly impacted remote […]

First Cohort of Digicel Graduate Programme Gives Back Internationally

Members of the Digicel Graduate Programme.

Eighteen eager students in the Digicel Graduate Programme have been gaining first-hand insight into how the Digicel Foundation works to support communities around the world. This eye-opening opportunity into Digicel Foundation’s community development, educational and socioeconomic initiatives is unlike any other.The class of 2024 consists of students who call Antigua, Barbados, Jamaica, Ireland and Trinidad […]

Digicel Trinidad and Tobago Foundation Supports Local Senior Home Through EPIC Grant

Reigning Miss Trinidad and Tobago, Jeanine Brandt, expresses her gratitude for the Digicel TT Foundation project

The St Vincent de Paul home for senior citizens received a TT$30,000 EPIC grant from the Digicel Trinidad and Tobago Foundation to fund the installation of a hydroponics system. The grant was won by the applicant and reigning Miss Trinidad and Tobago, Jeanine Brandt. Together, Ms Brandt, her Brandt Beauty Foundation, and the Digicel Trinidad […]

Digicel Trinidad and Tobago Foundation and Ministry of Sport and Community Development Partner on Internet Cafe Project

A woman sits at a computer in the Perseverance Village Internet Cafe

The Digicel Trinidad and Tobago Foundation and the Ministry of Sport and Community Development launched the Perseverance Village, Chaguanas Community Internet Café. The internet café is accessible to community members at the St James de Just Spiritual Baptist Church. Digicel also committed to providing the internet cafe with 12 months of free high-speed internet broadband […]

Loop Little Writers Conduct a Special Interview With Denis O’Brien

Denis O’Brien stands with two Loop Little Writers

In the spirit of National Children’s Day, Loop Little Writers sat down with Denis O’Brien, Chairman and Digicel Foundation Founder & Patron. Little Writers, Amanda and Jordan, spoke with Denis about his work with the foundation.Jordan questioned Denis on his favourite project in Jamaica. Denis emphasised that while every project is important, he holds a […]

Digicel Trinidad & Tobago Foundation Refurbished Nelson Mandela Park Facilities In Partnership With The Port of Spain City Corporation

Digicel Trinidad and Tobago Foundation CEO Penny Gomez tries out the Nelson Mandela Park’s new exercise equipment

The Digicel Trinidad and Tobago Foundation partnered with the Port of Spain City Corporation to update the Nelson Mandela Play and Fitness Zone. Previously, the Foundation contributed over one million dollars to supply the Park with exercise equipment. The organisation contributed another TTD$130,000 for recent refurbishments, which included installing new equipment. Penny Gomez, CEO of […]

Digicel Business and Symptai Consulting Partner to Host A Cybersecurity Workshop

Digicel Business held a cybersecurity workshop in partnership with Symptai Consulting to address major challenges, particularly with cyber threats, that have arisen during the pandemic. The workshop also highlighted findings from a Digicel Business Digital Transformation Study which identified increasing concerns regarding electronic threats and breaches.Leaders from both Digicel Business and Symptai Consulting, as well […]

Train The Trainers Empowers Educators Taking Part In The Coding in Schools Programme

A teacher assists students in the classroom

Educators from the Coding in Schools Programme, co-sponsored by the Digicel Jamaica Foundation, received training as part of the “Train the Trainers” programme to enhance their digital literacy while also imparting skills to better teach this digital curriculum. This impacts 940 educators of grade one to grade nine students across Jamaica. Train the Trainers aims […]