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  1. Ross University Supports 13 Barbadians Charities

    Adtalem Global Education and Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) donated a combined total of $87,100 BBD to 13 Barbados community organisations represented at this week’s donation ceremony. Associate Dean of Medical Sciences, Dr. Rhonda McIntyre, MBBS, FAAP, FRCP(C), expressed that Ross University and its parent company, Adtalem Global Education, value the partnership with local […]

    August 2, 2022HealthNo comments
  2. A different look, the same hydration; Seventh Day Adventist Schools receive free water station

    The bottle filling station installed at the Seventh Day Adventist Secondary School on Friday, which will also be accessible to the primary school students, looks different to the two units typically seen as part of the Hydrate programme. However, it provides the same quality of purified water, possesses contactless technology for dispensing, and provides chilled […]

    July 12, 2022Education, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Book Parade Boasts Donation of 12,000 Books For Guyana Library

    Backpack International (BPI) and Creek Middle School of South Colonie Central School District in NY hosted a Parade of over 12,000 Books to benefit a new library in Annai Village in Guyana. Students and staff marched with boxes filled with book donations from their school’s corridor to a Uhaul truck parked outside. During the event, […]

    July 7, 2022Education, FeaturedNo comments
  4. Nevis Dental Clinic continues to donate to Flamboyant Nursing Home residents

    The Flamboyant Nursing Home was presented with another gift to assist with the care of its residents, by Dr. Ravi Chinnaswamy, on behalf of Nevis Dental Clinic on June 16, 2022. In a brief ceremony to hand over the donation at the home, Dr. Chinnaswamy, who owns the clinic, noted that the annual gesture is […]

    June 22, 2022HealthNo comments

    Students of the Daryll Jordan Secondary School are now the beneficiaries of proceeds of a food sale held recently by the school’s Alumni, in support of the Breakfast Club Programme and Back To School Drive. The cheque was presented during a joint assembly at the school. Interim President of the Alumni, Heather Griffith said that […]

    June 17, 2022Education, FeaturedNo comments
  6. B’town US Embassy Marks World Press Freedom Day with Support to Bajan TV Station

    In advance of May 3, World Press Freedom Day, the U.S. Embassy in Barbados donated six Apple iMac computers to the Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). CBC TV is the sole national broadcast corporation in Barbados. The channel is a vital source of information for local, regional, and international content, providing special coverage of major political, […]

    May 2, 2022TechnologyNo comments
  7. USAID equips youth with IT equipment to enable innovation and entrepreneurship in climate & disaster resilience

    Eight young innovators from across the Eastern Caribbean received information technology (IT) equipment from the United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), to support their innovation and entrepreneurship in areas related to climate and disaster resilience. The suite of IT products was presented today during a brief ceremony co-hosted by […]

    April 25, 2022EducationNo comments
  8. Light & Power Shines Light on Autism (Minus 22% FCA?)

    Two Government schools are the first to receive assistance from The Barbados Light & Power Company (Light & Power) to help enhance the development of the students under their care. These are schools that specifically cater to and teach children on the autism spectrum. This support comes during Autism Awareness month and it is one […]

    April 19, 2022EducationNo comments

    ENKA Construction and Development B.V. Bahamas Branch (ENKA), the general contractor for the Nassau Cruise Port redevelopment project, donated $5,000 to R.E.A.C.H. Bahamas this week. R.E.A.C.H. is a non-profit organization that provides resources and education to meet the needs of individuals with autism and their families. “We are incredibly grateful for this donation, which will […]

    April 16, 2022HealthNo comments
  10. RUBIS lends muscle to youth gym

    TeamRUBIS is supporting the work of the Heart and Stoke Foundation of Barbados (HSFB) as they promote health and wellness among young Barbadians, especially those at risk for developing non-communicable diseases (NCD‘s). The energy company recently donated $1000 towards the further development of the HSFB Teenage Kicks YUTE Gym. Developed in 2015 as a not-for-profit […]

    April 14, 2022Athletics, Photo GalleryNo comments
  11. United States Donates Additional 129,600 Pfizer Vaccines to Barbados

    The United States just donated an additional 129,600 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to Barbados in support of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. This U.S. donation is in addition to the 140,400 Pfizer vaccines delivered to Barbados within the past year. This week, the United States delivered more than 212,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses to countries across […]

    February 20, 2022HealthNo comments
  12. Light & Power Lightens the Load of Local Charity for De Blue and Green Gully project

    Local charity Youth Equipped to Achieve! (YEA!) received a $1,500 cash donation and recycled utility poles from The Barbados Light & Power Company just ahead of the 2022 new year. The donation will assist YEA! in a number of ways, including securing the border of “De Blue and Green Gully” or “DeBaGG” project in Easy […]

    January 13, 2022NatureNo comments

    Twenty-four families will have a Christmas laden with special cheer thanks to Goddard Enterprises Limited, which for the third year is sharing the season’s joy with the vulnerable in a tangible way. Over the last week, as was done in previous years, representatives of the company’s staff visited 11 families who live in and around […]

    December 25, 2021Education, FeaturedNo comments
  14. Bridgetown U.S. Embassy with Marine Corps Deliver Christmas Gifts to the Nightengale Children’s Home

    The children at the Nightengale Children’s Home just received toys from U.S. Ambassador Linda Taglialatela and U.S. Marines on staff at the U.S. Embassy. Since its start in 1947, Toys for Tots has supported more than 265 million children around the world. “COVID-19 may have prevented us from holding our usual ceremony, but I’m grateful […]

    December 24, 2021CultureNo comments

    Argentina donated 30,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses to Barbados. The shipment arrived last Saturday December 4th at 8:00 AM to the BGI Airport. According to the Charge d’Affaires Angel Dalmazzo, Argentina strongly believes that “No country will be safe until all countries are safe” and actively participate in the global system of reciprocity constituted by the […]

    December 6, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  16. U.S. Embassy Donates to Barbados Alliance to End Homelessness (BAEH) in Celebration of the Thanksgiving Holiday

    The Bridgetown US Embassy to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean donated a Thanksgiving meal to the Barbados Alliance to End Homelessness (BAEH). The donation coincided with the American holiday of Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving Day provides an occasion for reunions of friends and families, and it affords Americans a shared opportunity to express gratitude for the freedoms […]

    November 29, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  17. 70,200 Pfizer Vaccines Arrive in Barbados

    Barbados is now perfectly provisioned for a major push to reach its COVID-19 vaccination target. This morning, Acting Prime Minister Santia Bradshaw and Minister of Health and Wellness, Lt. Col. Jeffrey Bostic, received the second tranche of a gift of vaccines from the United States — 70,200 doses. The vaccines, which arrived on a DHL […]

    November 4, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments

    Barbados’ efforts to fight the spread of Covid-19 got some added help on Tuesday with the donation of a mobile vaccination unit to the Barbados Defence Force (BDF) from the twelve local companies in the Goddard Enterprises Limited (GEL) group. The fully branded Nissan Urvan 2020, which will be part of the country’s mobile vaccination […]

    October 21, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  19. Virgin Atlantic pledges to contribute £2.5million over five years to support STEM initiatives through customer donations

    Virgin Atlantic has pledged £2.5 million over five years to support STEM initiatives with grants, sponsorships and investments through its Passport to Change programme. Working with new charity partners, Speakers for Schools, The Smallpeice Trust and UK for UNHCR, the airline’s community programme aims to inspire and empower young people from all corners of society […]

    September 25, 2021EducationNo comments

    In a brief ceremony conducted at the headquarters of the Royal Barbados Police Force on Tuesday, September 21st, 2021, the Royal Barbados Police Force was the recipient of a generous gift of a Self-Sterilization Centre donated to the Force by #1 Beauty Supply, BGI Beauty Inc. The ceremony was also witnessed by Mr. Oral Williams, […]

    September 21, 2021HealthNo comments
  21. 12 take first dose as Nevis rolls out Pfizer vaccines

    Twelve persons have received a first dose as the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) rolled out the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine on Nevis on Wednesday, September 01, 2021. The doses were administered to the 12 adults at the Charlestown Health Centre. Dr. Judy Nisbett, Medical Officer of Health and Chair of the Nevis COVID-19 Task Force, welcomed […]

    September 8, 2021Featured, HealthNo comments

    With International Day of Charity approaching (Sun 5 Sept.), local Barbadian businessman Kirk Dawson of 13° North Productions, is celebrated for recently donating a much-needed microwave to the Sisters and staff of Alford Ward, after receiving care at the Dominica-China Friendship Hospital. On the island of Dominica as part of the Production Team for Royal […]

    September 3, 2021Featured, HealthNo comments
  23. Armstrong Agencies Donates to Royal Barbados Police Force

    The Royal Barbados Police Force once again was duly assisted by corporate Barbados in its effort to further enhance its operations capacity. In its continuing effort to assist the community, Armstrong Agencies Ltd most recently partnered with the Force through the donation of Kola Kick Energy Drink. Over the weekend, in a short handing over […]

    August 28, 2021Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  24. UK philanthropist donates US$500,000 to UWI Global Giving as personal reparation

    It was a series about the Atlantic slave trade on the BBC that shocked Bridget Freeman. Up until then, she knew almost nothing about the plight of free Africans who boarded ships and were taken throughout the world and sold into slavery. “I was horrified and it touched me and I thought dear God, this […]

    August 25, 2021Education, FeaturedNo comments
  25. Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine donation supports to combat COVID19 in St Kitts

    Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) donated essential medical supplies and a monetary donation, in total equaling more than EC$110,000, which will assist the Ministry of Health in the fight against COVID-19, thanks to the collaboration of campus partners. “Ross Vet has long been a member of this island community, we are committed to […]

    August 21, 2021HealthNo comments