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Karib Cable urges youth to be ‘green’

Karib Cable urges youth to be ‘green’

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To commemorate Earth Day, Karib Cable donated 36 trees to the Bishop’s College Kingstown.

With their theme “Plant a tree today, feed a child tomorrow”, the Cable TV provider also donated trees to a number of primary schools in Kingstown.{{more}} Present at the Bishop’s College to collect their trees last week Monday were the Petersville Primary, St Mary’s RC and the Kingstown Anglican School.

Speaking at the handing over ceremony, Karib Cable’s Chief Accountant Sharon Haynes said that her company wants to inspire students to get involved in planting and taking part in the Earth Day celebration. She noted that Karib Cable will “Monitor the progress of the trees so that our young people will stay engaged in the act of agriculture and get motivated to help provide food for themselves”.

In his remarks, Agriculture Minister Montgomery Daniel said he commended and congratulated Karib Cable for the initiative. He said that he would ensure that his Ministry “assists in the general care of the plants”.

Chief Education Officer Susan Dougan urged the students to show appreciation for the plants by taking care of them. Dougan congratulated Managing Director of Karib Cable Jankie Glass and her team “for coming forward to sponsor this worthwhile initiative”.

Also making brief remarks were Managing Director of Karib Cable Jankie Glass and Taiwanese Ambassador Jack Cheng. (VM)

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