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Global Giving for the UWI

Today, the University of the West Indies in Belize launched their Global Giving Week initiative. The event was hosted by the Ministry of Education, and attended by Governor General, His Excellency, Sir Colville Young. The Campaign was officially launched with greetings from UWI’s Chancellor, Sir George Alleyne and Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Hilary Beckles via video stream. Sir George Alleyne spoke of the main objective of the week’s celebration.


Deryck Satchwell of the National Council of Education spoke about two of the most important types of giving.


Pledges were made from His Excellency Sir Colville Young and family, Dr. Luz Longsworth and family, Bowen and Bowen and the Student Guild Belize Chapter for a total of sixty one thousand dollars.