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 […]

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

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 […]

Digicel Foundation Donates J$8.5 Million to UHWI For Plasma-Apheresis Machine

Denis O'Brien at The University Hospital of the West Indies

The Digicel Foundation donated a plasma-apheresis machine to The University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI), which doubles UHWI’s capacity to perform therapy on patients with COVID-19. After a J$8.5 million cheque was presented to the Ministry of Health and Wellness and the UHWI, the apheresis machine was purchased. As COVID-19 treatment evolves, plasma-apheresis has […]

Denis O’Brien’s Digicel Foundation Donates J$1 Million in PPE to KPH

Denis O'Brien at Kingston Public Hospital

The Digicel Foundation made a generous donation of personal protective equipment (PPE) to Jamaica’s Kingston Public Hospital (KPH). In a presentation on June 24, 2020, Foundation founder and patron Denis O’Brien symbolically handed over the PPE to aid the hospital in combating the COVID-19 pandemic. “We are delighted to be involved in making this donation […]

Digicel Foundation Launched J$42 Million Humanitarian Project: Operation SAFE

Operation SAFE Mode logo

Operation SAFE (Sanitising, Advocating, Feeding, and Enabling) is the Digicel Foundation’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on the island of Jamaica. The Foundation committed to investing J$42 million into the project to better support those in need during the crisis. As part of Operation SAFE, the Foundation partnered with the Kingston and […]