College provides and devices donated to the Ministry of Education and learning by Rotary Bahamas for Abaco College District


The Hon. Jeffrey Lloyd, Minister of Schooling spoke at a donation ceremony of college materials and products by the Rotary Bahamas for the Abaco college district on the grounds of the Ministry Monday, August 16, 2021. (BIS Image/Ulric Woodside)

Nassau, The Bahamas – General public most important and senior high educational facilities in Abaco will gain from a donation of educational provides and machines many thanks to Rotary Bahamas Disaster Relief and Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas.

Additional than 8,000 text and workbooks, along with copy machines, and a duplicator valued at $250,000 were being handed around to the Ministry of Education (MOE) for the duration of a ceremony on the grounds of the Ministry, Monday, August 16, 2021. It is predicted that the merchandise will get there in Abaco this 7 days.

Rotary officials also presented a 45K Caterpillar generator, valued at $50,000 – a gift for the Moore’s Island All Age Faculty – in the identify of Stephen Gardiner, Olympic 400 metres gold medal champion, and former student of this university. 

On hand to witness the presentation have been Mr. Gardiner representatives of Rotary Bahamas which includes Barry Rassin, Earlier Rotary Global President Charles Sealy II, Previous District Governor of District 7020 MOE officers which include Serethea Clarke, Performing Permanent Secretary and Dr. Marcellus Taylor, Director.


(BIS Photograph/Ulric Woodside)

Kendal Strachan, Governor-Rotary District 7070-East Director of Functions, Rotary Bahamas Disaster Reduction mentioned, “It is the target of Rotary to be certain that each individual student from each of the schools in the Abaco district have obtain to the instruments which are essential for them to function. With Literacy Month to be celebrated in September, it is the purpose of Rotary to guarantee that no student is still left at the rear of.”

He gave an overview of Rotary’s House Fix and Restoration Program – an initiative in mainland Abaco of the Rotary Bahamas Catastrophe Aid Committee – which was started September, 2019,  and has to date fixed and restored around 100 properties. 

Accepting the generous donation, the Hon. Jeffrey Lloyd, Minister of Training said, “We are very pleased of the do the job we are performing in education and learning but it could not be carried out with out you.”

He claimed the Ministry is anticipating an extraordinary and dynamic yr in instruction in The Bahamas but it could not be possible with no companions like the Rotary Clubs of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas and the indefatigable spirits of its associates.