Commander of the Guyana Police Force ‘A’ Division, Clifton Hichen is on a mission to ensure the Law Enforcement body connects in a positive way with members of the community which would lead to an improved society and country.
To ensure this vision is achieved, Hicken has embarked on an initiative to see the empowerment and development of youths and to ensure they are exposed to positive things that would lead to their holistic development.
Hicken who visited the Ministry of Culture Youth and Sport / East Bank Football Association One Week Academy two weeks ago made a promise to work along with the Grove community and by extension, East Bank to empower youths.
Yesterday, Hicken made good on his promise when he visited the community and met with scores of young people and their parents at the Grove Playfield. Apart from sharing out much needed food items, school bags and boots which items were donated by members of corporate Guyana,
In remarks to those present, Hicken said that he and his staff were committed to working with communities to ensure positive development especially in the area of youth empowerment and advancement.
He made a presentation of footballs to the Grove Hi Tech Football Club and promised that this would not be a one off arrangement; other equipment would also be donated to the club.
Beginning next Saturday girls from ages 9 to 16 would be exposed to training in painting and the art of tie dying among other life skills that would be taught by Mrs. Hicken and her team.
Focus would also be placed on setting up youth groups to keep the youngsters active in a positive way this initiative would also lead to setting up of Scout groups in the area.
President of the Grove Hi Tech Football club Kevin Anthony expressed gratitude to Mr. Hicken and his entourage for showing a high level of commitment and care that would see positive development in the community.
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