At the relaunch of the Lucea Infant School on Thursday the 21st of April, Digicel representatives Jean Lowrie-Chin and Carnel Campbell and principals of Rusea’s High School and Lucea Primary School were present. Lowrie-Chin spoke about how this renovation ensures that no one, especially youth who are at a particular transformative point, is left behind. At the opening ceremony, Michelle Pinnock, director of Region Four at the Ministry of Education, acknowledged how this important change will positively impact the lives of so many. A Facebook post from the Digicel Jamaica Foundation showed proud students holding a framed rendering of their school with the hashtags #12Standards and #Education.
- 6 ramps were installed in schools, making them more accessible
- 2 ICT rooms were renovated, offering increased learning opportunities
- 500 tablets were distributed, closing technological gaps
- 20 schools acquired wash stations, removing barriers to hygiene