Digicel Jamaica Foundation Present Needham Pen Farmers’ Association with $650,000 Grant to Support Community’s Agriculture Production

Digicel Foundation presents donation to Needham Pen Farmers’ Association

Thirty-five farmers from the Needham Pen Farmers’ Association in St. Thomas have received aid from a Digicel Jamaica Foundation grant. The $650,000 grant will aid the farmers in improving irrigation to combat insufficient water supply challenges at their farms. The grant is part of the Digicel Jamaica Foundation’s ‘20 for 20’ which supports not-for-profit organisations […]

The Digicel Foundation’s Annual Community Grants Program is Underway to Support Local Communities

Digicel PNG Foundation 20 for 20 Community Grants Programme

Digicel PNG Foundation launched its Annual Community Grants Programme to support local organisations with providing solutions to issues through community grants of up to K50,000. This programme aligns with the Foundation’s key focus areas of improving health, education, social inclusion, sustainable livelihood and safety in local communities. The Digicel Foundation introduced the Community Grants Programme […]

Digicel Foundation Partners With Local NGOs to Provide Groceries to 1,000 Families

Digicel Foundation Partners with Standing Together

To provide relief to communities in Trinidad and Tobago, the Digicel Foundation has partnered with ten local NGOs to provide grocery vouchers to 1,000 families. Some of the NGOs Digicel partnered with include LoveUntil Foundation, TT Red Cross Society, Tobago Youth Council, Care Helpers Organisation, and Hopeful Handbags.Digicel Foundation named the partnership between the local […]

The Digicel Foundation Donates Medical Supplies to Support Jamaican Vaccination Centres

The Digicel Foundation has donated approximately J$2 million in medical supplies to vaccination centres across Jamaica to support the national vaccination plan. Digicel made the donations as a part of a mobilisation effort facilitated by the Private Sector Vaccine Initiative (PSVI) and supported by Jamaica’s Ministry of Health and Wellness. The items donated include a […]

The Digicel Foundation Begins Handing Out 20 for 20 Grants

School children with Digicel ‘20 for 20’ grant sign.

In celebration of 20 years of doing business, Digicel Jamaica partnered with Digicel Foundation to provide 20 grants to community-based projects across the island nation. The grants are valued at J$650,000 each, and organizations could apply through their local Digicel dealer stores. The grant recipients were selected by Digicel dealer partners in conjunction with community […]

The Digicel Foundation Provides Upgrades to the Pringle Home for Children

pringle home

Child homelessness and poverty is a dire issue in Jamaica. According to UNICEF, one in four children in Jamaica live in poverty, and 73,000 children on the island are orphans who have lost either one or both of their parents. Due to these unstable living conditions, children are more vulnerable to exploitation, health issues, and […]

Digicel Trinidad and Tobago & World Telecommunication and Information Society Day

On 17 May 2021, Digicel Trinidad and Tobago celebrated World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD). WTISD is a United Nations initiative that helps to raise awareness about the impact of information and communication technologies (ICT) on communities in the developing world. Speaking of Digicel’s impact in Trinidad and Tobago, Digicel T&T CEO Abraham Smith […]

Digicel Foundation Donates US$1 Million For COVID-19 Vaccines in Jamaica

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Denis O’Brien and the Digicel Foundation are working to get life in Jamaica back to normal. In April 2021, the Foundation made a US$1 million donation to Jamaica’s Nation Health Fund (NHF). This NHF cash infusion will be used by the Jamaican government to purchase vital COVID-19 vaccines to continue […]