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Digicel to rebuild schools and homes in Dominica

Monday 9 April 2018 | 11:46 CET | News
Digicel has announced a commitment to help rebuild the island of Dominica in the wake of the devastation caused by category 5 hurricane Maria last September. Through its Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), Digicel will rebuild 7 schools and 360 homes in Dominica by the end of June. The company will also train 100 community members in building techniques and provide community workshops on risk mitigation and disaster preparedness to 70 adults and 300 school children in collaboration with the Ministry of Education.

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Companies: Digicel
Countries: Dominica
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