Share Share Sharing is caring! EducationLocalNewsPrimary First Caribbean International Bank assists Social Center by: – August 19, 2011 68 Views no discussions Share Tweet Photo credit: caribbeanhotelassociation.comThe students at the Social Center Model Preschool will return to classes in September in better learning environment thanks to the generosity of the CIBC First Caribbean International Bank. The bank funded the building of desks, cubbyholes and cupboards under what its Adopt-A-Cause programme. On Saturday last week, staff members of the bank assisting in painted the items at the school. The project which was undertaken by the bank targets schools and the award is made on the recommendation of staff members. This is the first such project for the year and it is expected that others schools will benefit as well. According to Rhona Lawrence the Business Support Officer of the bank this is the banks way of giving back to the community it serves. She says that the project will help to make for a more child friendly atmosphere and therefore more conducive to learning.Norma Cyril Director of the Social Center thanked the bank for assisting the Center in the remodeling of it Model Preschool saying that the assistance will go a long way in making the school environment more pleasurable for the children; which is a key component in early childhood education.Other areas to have benefitted recently from the CIBC First Caribbean Bank’s Adopt-A-Cause project are the playground at Stock Farm, the Dominica State College and the Soufriere Preschool.Dominica Vibes News
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