Foundation set up to honour memory of Shaquille Grant
-centre to cater to youth
The APNU-affiliated Youth Coalition for Transformation (YCT) has established the Shaquille Grant Foundation, in honour of the 17-year-old from who was fatally shot by police on September 11 in Agricola.
According to President of the YCT Jermaine Grant, inspiration for the initiative came from Shonette Adams, the dead boy’s mother, who after her son’s death, expressed an interest in creating a centre which she hopes will empower youths in Agricola and other communities. Grant stated that Adams considered the aspirations of her son and was adamant that something should be done for every youth who has such aspirations.
At a media briefing yesterday, Grant made it clear that although the YCT played an integral role in the registration of the foundation as well as the setting up of a bank account to receive donations, the …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.