Tuesday 27 October, 2020

WATCH: Digicel Foundation transforms special needs schools

Digicel Foundation launched their Centres of Excellence initiative at the Rio Claro Learning and Development School for Special Children on Wednesday 13 September.

The Centres of Excellence is a transformative initiative that physically addresses the aesthetics of special needs schools.  This programme can range from minor to major upgrades and in some instances, a total remodelling of a special education institution.


In attendance was Clarence Rambharat,  Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries, who addressed the gathering.

The Digicel Foundation has invested TT$1.2M in upgrading the Rio Claro Learning and Development School for Special Children.

The 30 children with varying special needs and the 5 teachers have a new school building to start off the year.

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