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  • Region 2 Amerindian communities benefit from book donation

    first_img– the Clive Gobin One Love Foundation giving backThe Clive Gobin One Love Foundation recently donated a quantity of reading materials to two Amerindian communities in Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam).The donation was a collaborative effort between the Region Two Regional Democratic Council (RDC), the Foundation and donors from the United States of America. The activity was staged in memory of Clive Gobin, formerly of Zorg Village in Region Two.Representative from D Gobins Agri Spares, Rashima Ramdial handing over the books to Toshao Sylvin RaphaelThe Foundation was formed by Gobin’s sister, Suzan, in an effort to continue her brother’s legacy, and it intends to partner with the Region Two RDC and the Department of Education in the future to send more books to Amerindian communities. One barrel of books was dispatched and will be distributed equally between the Mashabo and Capoey communities. The body’s representative, Rashima Ramdial, accompanied by Region Two Chairman Devanand Ramdatt, presented the books to the Toshao of Mashabo Village, Sylvin Raphael.According to Ramdatt, Gobin, the son of popular businessman Derick Gobin, lost his life two years ago on September 14, to cancer in Canada. He explained that while he was alive, Gobin promoted literacy in Amerindian communities and had also served as a VSO to Guyana.“Clive believed in literacy and educating the Amerindian people, he worked tirelessly with many Amerindian women in the past to make them self-sufficient. Today’s book handing-over is just a continuation of his work,” Ramdatt said.last_img read more