Over $12 million in ‘cash grants’ disbursed in Moruca

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Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand and some of the students at Moruca
Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand and some of the students at Moruca

[www.inewsguyana.com] – The Ministry of Education continued the disbursement of the Government of Guyana $10,000 cash grants in Moruca, Region 1 on Monday, October 13.

According to the Education Ministry, hundreds of parents waited patiently at Santa Rosa Secondary School to collect the much anticipated government assistance, designed to ease the burden of the average household in preparing their children for school.

Schools that benefitted from the more than $12 million given in a cluster included Santa Rosa Nursery, Santa Rosa Primary, Santa Rosa Secondary, Ko-Ko Nursery and Parakeese Nursery.

Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand told the parents, “The PPP/Civic believes that education is the only sure way to improve one’s life, one’s family and one’s community. As a government the PPP/c has consistently matched this with solid investments in the education sector over the years. This initiative is yet further evidence of a government that cares for all the people of Guyana.”

Manickchand with a Moruca Family
Manickchand with a Moruca Family

The cash grant initiative was officially launched on October 11 at the Bartica Community Centre in Region 7.

Parents are reminded to look at the television or newspapers, the Ministry of Education website (www.education.gov.gy)or the Ministry of Education Facebook Page (https://www.facebook.com/MinistryOfEducationGuyana)and the Guyana Learning Channel to find out when and where they need to go in order to uplift their child’s ‘Because We Care’ 10,000 dollar.

 

 

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