Christmas 2015 came early for hundreds of kids from the Freetown Primary School in Clarendon who received a brand new desktop computer courtesy of Queens based Irie Jam radio.
Irie Jam’s Executive VP, Syntyche ‘Syn’ Clarke said she read about the school’s plight in the Gleaner. On a recent business trip to Kingston she made a surprise visit to the school in Clarendon to make the presentation.
“I was moved by the plight of the kids so much so that I had to do something positive for them” she told IN.
“I hope that others will take up the challenge to do more to help the kids realize their true potential” she said.
Principal Ann Marie Brown, who accepted on behalf of the school expressed gratitude for the gift even as she expressed the need for even more help for the school.
“On behalf of the teachers and kids at Freetown Primary School, I would like to express my sincere gratitude to Mrs Clarke and her company for this desktop computer” she said.