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Christmas joy comes to children’s homes
Rent-A-Amp/Standby Power and Unlimited Power Tools Christmas at the Homes tour comprises of a visit by Santa Claus to four homes in Trinidad—The Christ Child Convalescent Home in Diego Martin, The Hindu Jaya Lakshmi Children’s Home in Chaguanas, The Islamic Home for Children Ltd in Gasparillo, and The Hope Centre for Abused and Abandoned children in San Fernando.
The tour took place last week Saturday and Sunday. Gifts are given to all children of the homes together with party bags. Then when presents are opened, all assembly assistance is given together with batteries for all toys.
This year, attorney-at-law, Om Lalla, gave his assistance to the cause on Saturday, during the visit to The Jaya Lakshmi Children’s Home, while Minister of Local Government, Chandresh Sharma, visited The Hope Centre on Sunday.
Minister Sharma was in high praise of founder/CEO of Rent-A-Amp/Standby Power, Davy Boodoosingh and Standby Power’s GM, Michele Arjune, who has also been at the helm in this project, saying that after 11 years Boodoosingh still holds this annual event at the high standard he did when he first started. Sharma, who visited The Hope Centre on Sunday, added that Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has also endorsed the project, and heaped similar praises to the team.
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