“Citizens ask; the Gov’t delivers” – Min. Ally
— donates laptop to the Grimmond family
DPI, Guyana, Sunday, September 29, 2019
The Minister of Social Protection, the Hon. Amna Ally, handed over a laptop computer to Orin Grimmond and family, during her visit to the Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo region over the weekend.
Orin Grimmond, his wife and three children, who originally hail from the town of Lethem, Region 9, were the first family to return to Guyana on September 16, from the hurricane-devastated Bahamas.
Speaking with the Department of Public Information (DPI), Minister Ally explained that the donation was made following a request by Mr. Grimmond.
“My ministry has decided to make this donation to Mr. Grimmond because it believes that this will contribute to the lives of many. While he is one person, he is still a teacher by profession. So, the piece of technology will boost his performance and in return, he will be better able to enhance the lives of many youths. I would want to reiterate that the government continues to carry out its mandate; so, when citizens ask the government delivers,” the Social Protection Minister noted.
Minister Ally said more investments in the education sector will be made by the government, as it believes in providing access to proper education for all its citizens.
“We want an intelligent nation. The Coalition is focusing on educating our nation and whatever it takes us, despite the distance we have to go, once this is accomplished, we will be satisfied …” Minister Ally said.
A printer to complete the laptop is expected to be delivered to the family later.