WATCH: Digicel Foundation transforms special needs schools
Created : 15 September 2017
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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