On World Food Day, Tuesday, 16 October Harris Gabriel, a man faced with visual disability, who resides in the Belmont community on the sister isle of Carriacou, received keys to his newly built home.
The initiative was a partnership of the Housing Division in the Ministry of Carriacou and Petite Martinique Affairs together with the Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Church to provide better housing for Gabriel.
In receiving his keys to his new home, Gabriel extended his gratitude to the Ministry and the Seventh Day Adventist Church for reaching out to him.
Pastor of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, Damion Clarke, said that the church stands ready, willing and able to work along with the government in many more gestures alike.
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Carriacou and Petite Martinique Affairs, Rholda Quamina, on behalf of the Minister of Carriacou and Petite Martinique Affairs, Hon. Kindra Maturine-Stewart said that the ministry was very happy to collaborate with the church in bringing relief to the resident in such a timely manner.
Permanent Secretary Quamina added that the Housing Division is currently conducting a series of community assessments throughout the island to improve the service of providing housing to needy residents in 2019.
Ministry of Carriacou and Petite Martinique Affairs
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