In an effort to help the government’s initiative with the COVID crisis, Digicel Jamaica made a donation of 100 hand washing stations valued at $3.5 million to The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development.
The donation was made yesterday and was received by the – portfolio Minister, Desmond McKenzie at the Golden Age Home in Vineyard Town.
Minister Mckenzie applauded the company for their generosity in assisting with the health of the country,
“It has been a collective response as we, as a country, unite to preserve and maintain those in our country in need of State support,”
Public Relations and Communications Manager, Digicel Jamaica, Elon Parkinson, shared that the company has made it their responsibility to assist the Jamaican population with claims of providing $200 million for the initiative.
His Worship the Mayor of Kingston, Senator Councillor Delroy Williams, also had praises for the company.
“It shows that as a city, we are collaborating with the private sector and that the private sector is making a significant input into our COVID-19 response”,
The installations of the stations will be assisted by The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) with the municipal corporation.