CBI developer provides Dominica school children with free school equipment

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ROSEAU, Dominica — Range Developments – a local investment and hospitality company – is helping children across Dominica with their studies by providing them with essential school equipment such as pens, notebooks and bags.

The initiative – known as the Range School Fund – will benefit 1,000 children from 30 primary and secondary schools across the island.

Due to the large scale of the operation, Range Developments has teamed up with volunteers from Portsmouth and surrounding communities including students and MV Pacific Hope to help with the packaging of the school supplies.

In addition to this, the Youth Council in Roseau will help with the actual distribution of the items to participating schools. There will be two distribution points serving schools based on their location; one in Portsmouth for the north side of the island and one in Roseau for the south side of the island. Planned dates for distribution are 23rd and 25th October respectively.

The initiative has been undertaken in partnership with the ministry of education and follows on from a similar corporate social responsibility program by Range Developments last year to provide school supplies to children.

Kamal Shehada, development director at Range Developments said: “Education is a key area of focus in our corporate social responsibility program and we are proud to be supporting this important initiative which will ensure that school children from across Dominica are well equipped for their studies.”

Range Developments hopes to build upon its social responsibility efforts by supporting other worthwhile community projects and initiatives, particularly those with a focus on education. If readers have any suggestions regarding opportunities that Range Developments might be interested in supporting, please contact kamila.ondrackova@rangedevelopments.com

Range Developments is an international property developer focusing on high-end hotel resorts in the Caribbean that are well-designed, sustainable and desirable.

Its flagship project Park Hyatt St Kitts opened to guests on 1 November 2017. This luxury resort has received multiple awards and has been widely recognized in the international media.

Range has two other developments in the region. The Cabrits Resort Kempinski in Dominica is the first government approved real estate project in Dominica under the country’s citizenship by investment program. It is currently under construction and the most advanced of any government-approved project on the island. Its third project, construction on the Six Senses St Kitts, is expected to commence in the second half of 2018.

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