[www.inewsguyana.com] – The Guyana Policed Force earlier today (Monday, April 14) received a donation of $1M for Dean Hassan and investors of Tesouro Resources towards recently initiated ‘Impact Albouystown’ Project.
Hassan during the presentation which was done in the presence of Senior Officers of the Force at the Commissioner’s Conference Room said the Company is pleased to support the police in the initiative and other similar projects.
Acting Commissioner Seelall Persaud expressed appreciation for the gesture. He noted that it was encouraging to see such an early response of support from the corporate community, adding that it augers well for the implementation of the project.
The Guyana Police Force in collaboration with Heavenly Light Full Gospel Fellowship and Masjid An-Najm Social Centre of Albouystown launched the ‘Impact Albouystown’ project, the first of its kind, which through law enforcement and social interventions, is intended to make the neighbourhood safe.
The project was launched on Friday, April 11, where a number of computers and garbage bins were donated to the community.
Through this project, youths of the Albouystown community will have the opportunity to empower themselves through training in areas such as, denial of criminal role model, computer training, job creation, workforce development, clean and healthy environment, vocational skills, drug demand reduction, violence avoidance, literacy training, electrical installation and refrigeration and counselling.
Other activities include art and craft, theatre arts, music and steel pan training, basketball, football, table tennis, cricket and volleyball.