Residents of the Corentyne River communities of Orealla and Siparuta were beneficiaries of a quantity of sports gear and school supplies compliments of the government of Guyana. The donations were part of the government’s continued drive of inclusivity and being a government for all.
The donations were made by Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Affairs, Valarie Garrido- Lowe, and Member of Parliament Reynard Ward when they visited the area.
The resident received footballs, volleyballs, football and volleyball nets and school bags and supplies for the children to head back to school.
The Minister and MP Ward assured them that the donation of sports gear is just a part of the Government commitment to being a government for all the people.
The residents were very thankful for the assistance given and assured the Minister and Member of Parliament that the donated items will be used for the benefit of all residents in the communities.
The government recently sent two coaches, former national Football captain Gordon “Ultimate Warrior” Braithwaite and Boxing Coach Orland “Pocket Rocket” Rogers to conduct coaching sessions.
Minister of Social Cohesion, George Norton and Olympic Bronze Medalist boxer Michael Parris recently visited the area and donated boxing gear to residents in the area. (Samuel Whyte)
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