Tuesday, April 12 2011 @ 08:59 AM AST
Contributed by: NicolaJoseph
Three community organizations will receive funding from the Ministry of Community Development through its Community Action for Revival and Empowerment (CARE) Programme. Cheques totalling $78,000.00 will be handed out to the organizations at the Ministry¡¦s Information, Training and Resource Centre at #1 La Fantasie Road, St. Ann¡¦s on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 2:30 pm.
Minister of Community Development, the Honourable Nizam Baksh will attend and deliver the feature address, before distributing the cheques, which represent funding for community projects being undertaken by each organization. The breakdown is as follows:
The Trinidad and Tobago Blind and Visually Impaired Cricket Association - $53,000.00 (in computers)
Caribbean Swing Promotions (CSP) in aid of The Lady Hochoy Home - $10,000.00
Friends for the Improvement of Tacarigua - $15,000.00
The CARE Programme was conceptualized and developed by the Community Development Division in 1992 to facilitate the development of several critical community intervention projects to address the basic needs and development aspirations of communities.