G Division continues to empower Region 2 youths

first_img– partners with FFTP Guyana to distribute sewing machinesIn its quest to keep youths off of the streets and actively engaged in meaningful activities, ranks of G Division (Essequibo Coast/Islands) on Saturday, distributed sewing machines to youth groups across Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) and on the Essequibo Island of Wakenaam.A rank accepts the machine on behalf of a group from G Division Commander Khali Pareshram and a beneficiary during the presentation ceremonyAccording to Divisional Commander Khali Pareshram, the aim is to assist the Division in fighting crime, while at the same time empowering youths with skills training. The machines, he noted, will also provide the necessary tools to make the youths more marketable and independent.Machines were also presented to groups in Lima Sands, Zorg, San Souci, Onderneeming and Charity.At the handing over ceremony held at the Anna Regina Police Station, a member from Zorg’s youth group, Arylene Ramdatt, said that her community has a lot of youths and soon they will be starting sewing classes. She extended gratitude to the Divisional Commander for the donation, which she assured will be used to empower youths in the Zorg areas.The donation was made possible through the collaboration between G Division and Food for the Poor Guyana Inc. Over the past week, several youth groups were formed and the Division also hosted a book distribution exercise, which benefitted many young people in the Region.last_img read more