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Friday, June 18, 2021

Guardian Basis equips Metcalfe Juvenile Centre for New 12 months

The New 12 months seems vibrant for the boys on the Metcalfe Avenue Juvenile Remand Centre, who acquired a donation of six televisions and over 30 pairs of all-terrain sneakers valued at over $440,000 from the Guardian Group Basis.

The initiative by the workers of Guardian Life Restricted was fuelled by the vacation spirit and introduced Christmas cheer on Wednesday, December 23 to the wards of the remand Centre. 

“With out the help of our companions, the actions that we do at this facility could be in jeopardy. We’re very grateful to welcome the Guardian Group Basis, which has been very integrally concerned with us over time.  One of many rights of a kid is the proper to be educated and the Guardian Group Basis acknowledges the significance of this proper.  The present of the tv units will assist to strengthen our instructional drive on the Centre as we’ll use them as a part of our instructional programme right here,” mentioned Merrick Wong, Performing Superintendent on the Metcalfe Avenue Juvenile Remand Centre.

This gesture from the Guardian Group Basis was additionally appreciated by Performing Commissioner, Division of Correctional Service, Dr Mark Thomas.

Merrick Wong (left), Performing Superintendent at Metcalfe Avenue Juvenile Remand Centre receives a present package deal of appreciation for his service on the Centre from Simon Bennett, Buyer Service Supervisor at Guardian Life Restricted.  

“This grand gesture from the Guardian household at the moment is nicely acquired by the boys at Metcalfe. We’re additionally experiencing a variety of firsts this 12 months and know-how has undoubtedly performed a big position within the evolution of communication,” mentioned Thomas, who acknowledged that the televisions can even be used to broadcast additional classes for the boys at Metcalfe. 

Wong additionally indicated {that a} main a part of the rehabilitation programme on the centre is bodily exercise and partaking in academic outings.

“Our purpose is to groom these younger males to be excellent residents, who can contribute to the event of Jamaica,” mentioned Wong.   

“Guardian Life believes that our younger males are vital to the expansion and improvement of the society and that the simplest programmes for rehabilitation is thru schooling and recreation, the place, as soon as efficiently applied, the boys will probably be geared up to ultimately make a constructive influence on their communities and their households. We expect it’s only becoming for us to make a contribution to enhance the schooling and basic well being and wellness of those younger males,” mentioned Eric Hosin, President of Guardian Life Restricted.

Hosin famous that this gesture by the Basis is in step with its mantra of “Love.Care.Serve.” 

 

 

 

 

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