Parliamentary Representative for Carriacou & Petite Martinique affairs, Elvin Nimrod has provided a computer for use by residents of Mt. Royal.
A government release said that the Mt. Royal community appealed to the Deputy Prime Minister at a meeting held on March 19 for a desktop computer to assist students in the area with their educational researches at the Mt. Royal Community Centre.
Evening classes are held at the centre for students who require extra academic assistance and for preparations for exams and assignments.
A brand new Lenovo Desktop Computer along with other educational materials and stationary were handed over at the New National Party (NNP) Constituency Office for Carriacou and Petite Martinique to the Mt. Royal Women’s Group on behalf of the Community.
In his remarks at the handing over, Minister Nimrod said that education equals a bright future for the young people and his Government stands solid on its commitments to respond swiftly to requests like these.
Minister Nimrod also expressed gratitude to the Mt. Royal community for their attendance at the meeting, their participation and for their continuous support over the years.
Assistant Secretary of the Mt. Royal, Top-Hill and surrounding areas Women’s Group, Margaret Quashie, thanked the Minister for his quick response towards such an important need in the community and gave assurances that the computer system will be properly cared for and be used for the intended purpose only.
Parliamentary Secretary of Carriacou and Petite Martinique Affairs, Senator Norland Cox who was also present indicated that the community members have a clear indication as to the issues affecting them and suggestions on how they can be addressed.
He also said that the Government cares very much about community development and congratulated the Women’s organisation for playing their role in caring for people.