$980,000 in Self Help grants disbursed to 60 families

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$980,000 in Self Help grants disbursed to 60 families

A total of $980,000 in Self Help grants were disbursed to 60 families on Monday 24th April 2023, at the Laventille Regional Complex.

In Minister of Sport and Community Development Shamfa Cudjoe’s remarks, she encouraged persons to unify in their efforts towards home restoration and development of their communities. She also reminded the attendees to take advantage of the social services/programmes available through the Government.

She further stated, that the Government’s mandate of putting people first ensures that the services offered by the National Commission for Self-Help and other Government agencies are easily accessible to everyone in need.

Recipients hailed from communities throughout the Laventille West and East Port of Spain constituencies.

Also present were:
•Fitzgerald Hinds, Minister of National Security and Member of Parliament for Laventille West
•Mr. Keith Scotland, Member of Parliament for Port of Spain South •Alderman Anthony Roberts, Chairman San Juan/Laventille Regional Corporation
•Mr. Adrian Winter, Chairman – National Commission For Self Help Limited
• Mr. Kelvin Frith, CEO – National Commission for Self Help Limited
•Councilor Adanna Griffith-Gordon – Success/ Trou Macaque
•Councilor Akil Audain – Beetham/Picton
•Councillor Joy Benjamin – St. Barb’s/ Chinapoo