THE Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GT&T), in execution of their social responsibility, made a $500,000 donation to the Charles Roza School of Nursing in Linden.The company noted that the donation will go towards providing desks and other furnishings for the institution which serves as a training centre for students of Linden and other regions. The nursing school was founded in 1959 by Dr. Charles Roza to train healthcare providers in Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Upper Berbice) to meet the needs of the communities.
Principal Tutor at the Charles Roza School of Nursing, Hillary Christopher, said the school continues to pride itself in facilitating high quality healthcare training.
Christopher explained that the request for assistance came as a result of the institution’s determination to create a more conducive atmosphere for students and tutors in order to have greater output.
He mentioned also that the contribution will make a great impact in the school, allowing it to meet its mandate of ensuring that students offer their best service upon completion of their training.
GT&T’s Senior Marketing Office Anjanie Hackett said: “GT&T as a good corporate citizen recognises the invaluable contribution of the institution and is therefore pleased to assist the school in its efforts.”