FRIDAY, JUNE 05, 2020: PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO – As he sits in his old classroom, Digicel 'Soca Avenger' - Soca artiste Akeem ‘Preedy’ Chance is reminiscent of his childhood days spent at the Maloney Government Primary School. As he signs his agreement with the Digicel Foundation to receive TT $35,000 in grant funding, he smiles in contentment.
TUESDAY, JUNE 16, 2020: PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO – There’s now a cool way to teach persons with special needs about disaster-preparedness. The Digicel Foundation with co-funding from the Inter-American Development Bank’s Innovation Lab, has developed an app in the form of a FREE virtual reality game to assist persons with disabilities on managing in disaster scenarios. The game, created in collaboration with the Office of Disaster Preparedness (ODPM), Trinidad and Tobago Fire Services, is presented in the form of an animated room where the player participates in a school or home hazard hunt.