The Digicel Foundation Donates Medical Supplies to Support Jamaican Vaccination Centres

Digicel Foundation employees donate medical supplies to Jamaica vaccination centre

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

Digicel Trinidad and Tobago Foundation celebrates 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

Denis O'Brien, founder and chairman of Digicel, presents a cheque for USD$1 million to Jamaica's vaccination programme

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 […]

Digicel Group Donates US$500,000 for St Vincent Volcano Recovery

Digicel volunteers provide essential supplies to residents of St Vincent & the Grenadines after volcano eruption

When the La Soufrière volcano in St Vincent & the Grenadines erupted on Saturday the 10th of April, the ash falls, damage and displacement took a major toll in St Vincent. People are still without necessities like access to water, COVID-19 supplies and many find themselves in shelters. There are also long-term risks like crop […]

Digicel Jamaica Foundation Wins Social Contribution Award

Digicel Jamaica Foundation volunteer and child

On 5 November 2020, Digicel Jamaica Foundation won the Social Contribution Award at the first remotely-hosted World Communication Awards (WCA). This coveted award is given to organisations displaying a willingness to invest in and give back to in-need communities. It’s an exciting and humbling recognition that speaks to the dedication of the people of the […]

“Digicel Foundation Community Footprints” TV Show Airs

Digicel Foundation Community Footprints logo

As of 25 February 2021, the Digicel Foundation has launched its TV show on Catch 2. It’s called “The Digicel Foundation Community Footprints” and it highlights the work done by the Foundation across Papua New Guinea, Jamaica, Haiti and Trinidad and Tobago. Every month the show will provide an inside look at these communities and […]