Youths to graduate from the Assistance programme by  Marion House
Press Release
January 17, 2020

Youths to graduate from the Assistance programme by Marion House

Ninety Youths from across mainland St Vincent will graduate from the Marion House 2019 full-time, one-year Youth Assistance programme at a ceremony on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at the Catholic Pastoral Centre, Edinboro, which comences at 9 a.m. 

Youths from its Rose Hall, Georgetown and Kingstown Centres will receive certificates of participation from the three component/phase programme in which they have participated, along with tools based on the area of Skill taught/learnt and practiced. 

Those from the Kingstown and Georgetown Centres, which were sponsoredby the Maria Holder Memorial Trust, will also additionally receive cheques from their Compulsory Savings initiated by Marion House, which will serve as “start up” for their Self Employed businesses. 

 Marion House expressed thanks to UNESCO for its Rose Hall Centre sponsorship, the Maria Holder Memorial Trust for their for its Kingstown and Georgetown sponsorship and reminds both agencies that “an investment in Youths is an investment in the future”. “Thanks also to the Ministry of Finance for its anticipated collaboration in granting Duty Free Concession for the tools ordered for utilisation by the self-employed graduates.”