Dominica: Henderson shares update on rehabilitation project of Grand Primary School

The Grand Primary School, which was destroyed by Hurricane Maria, now is closer to getting ready for the operation. The Parliamentary Representative has announced that the school will be known as the Edward Register Primary School, after its rehabilitation.

Dominica: Henderson shares update on rehabilitation project of Grand Primary School
Dominica: Henderson shares update on rehabilitation project of Grand Primary School

Rousseau, Dominica: The work on the rehabilitation of the Grand Primary School will soon be completed in Dominica. Vince Henderson, a Parliamentary Representative for the Grand Bay Constituency of Dominica, informed about the construction of the work of the Primary School and also thanked for the donation to the project.

The Grand Primary School, which was destroyed by Hurricane Maria, now is closer to getting ready for the operation. The Parliamentary Representative has announced that the school will be known as the Edward Register Primary School, after its rehabilitation.

While expressing his pleasure, Vince Henderson noted,” It is very pleasing to know that work on the rehabilitation of what will soon be known as the Edward Register Primary School will soon be completed”.

He further outlined that the project has been funded by the Government of Canada and Caribbean Development Bank, and it cost around 3.5 million dollars.

Dominica: Henderson shares update on rehabilitation project of Grand Primary School
Dominica: Henderson shares update on rehabilitation project of Grand Primary School

While thanking donors, the Parliamentary Representative of Dominica applauded, “I want on behalf of the entire constituency to thank the Government of Canada for making available through the Caribbean Development Bank some 3.5 million dollars for this very important project”.

Earlier, Prime Minister Dr Roosevlt Skerrit indicated the return of the face-to-face classes. Now, Henderson also announced that the country is moving towards the return of face-to-face learning newt week.

He pointed out, “As we move towards the return of face-to-face learning next week, I am happy to know that our teachers and students in Grand Bay will soon be able to do so in an environment that is very conducive to learning”.

Henderson said that the Grand Bay is near its completion and will come in an environment conducive to the teachers and students.

The Grand Bay Primary School was built in 1971 and near two hundred students attend. It was severely affected by the passage of Hurricane Maria in 2017 as the school witnessed significant damage and have destroyed.

Dominica: Henderson shares update on rehabilitation project of Grand Primary School
Dominica: Henderson shares update on rehabilitation project of Grand Primary School

The Canadian Government originally built the Grand Bay Primary School in 1971 at least forty-eight years ago, but Hurricane Maria has destroyed the school a significant blow and creates a non-conducive environment for the students and teachers to resume the learning process in Primary School.

Earlier, Prime Minister Skerrit also described the project and asserted that the various delegation who would find the project could visit the site. He also presented a cheque of $5,000 for uplifting the various programme in school and announced that Government would also start paying the school fee for students who are studying in the pre-schools.

Prime Miniter Roosevelt Skerrit has started various rehabilitation projects in the country after Hurricane Maria hit out Dominica in 2017. Dominica suffered from huge destruction as people became homeless and lost their loved ones as well.

Earlier, on December 24, 2021, PM Skerrit has also handed keys to 12 climate-resilient homes to the beneficiaries who had lost their houses in Hurricane Maria.

Afterwards, on February 26, 2022, the prime minister of Dominica also informed about the resumption of the Hillsborough Bridge and getting ready for vehicular traffic.

The rehabilitation of the Wills Strathmore Stevens Primary School in Marigot is near completion. On Wednesday, March 2, 2022, Prime Minister Dr Roosvelt Skerrit has shared the update on the project and stated that the rehabilitation of the Wills Strathmore Stevens Primary Schools in Marigot is underway and will be completed in some time.

Prime Minister Dr Roosevelt Skerrit held an on-site meeting with the leaders of the Dominica National Scout Association and the Girl Guides Association of Dominica on Thursday, February 24, 2022

The on-site meeting with the PM Skerrit has facilitated the old Scouts/Girl Guides Center on High Street as Melissa Skerrit has proposed various plans to uplift the site. She asserted that she has put forth multiple initiatives in front of the associations, which includes the construction of a multi-purpose facility on the site.

The Government of Dominica has also received great appreciation for their work as one of the residents named,” Augusta Liverpool underscored, “Great work as usual labour ka travail. Our dear mister regist are very happy”.