On December 17th, 2018 The ANSA McAL Foundation disbursed $245,000 in donations to nine recipients for a range of activities from academic research to film archiving.
The recipients included the St Francois Girls’ alumnae association. The representative from the association, Tammy Cato, said the grant would be used to help refurbish science labs. The Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival’s founder Dr Bruce Paddington collected a grant to assist in the creation of a Caribbean Film Database, and Gloria Mootoo, a PhD Candidate from the UWI, will use her grant to enable research into organ donations in Trinidad & Tobago.
Children’s special education initiatives were also given funding. Sr Margarita Chan of the Lady Hochoy Home, and Giselle Adams of the Life Centre, which provides education for learning disabled children, received grants as did Robyn Edwards of Front Porch, which provides educational and occupational psychotherapy services to families in need.
Religious organisations also benefited from the grant. Ms Joanne Miller collected a grant on behalf of the Roman Catholic Archbishop’s Appeal, and Ms Yasmin Rahaman- Singh received a grant for the ASJA Girls’ College.
The ANSA McAL Foundation is a charitable institution, fully funded by the ANSA McAL Group. It is chaired by Mr A Norman Sabga, Executive Chairman of the ANSA McAL Group.
Corporate Communications Department
ANSA McAL Group of Companies
Monday 04th February, 2019