Twenty four organisations received financial aid and stationery when the Massy Group of Companies hosted its annual presentation ceremony at Massy Staff facilities at Ruimveldt on Friday.
A release from Massy on Monday said that representatives of the organisations from as far as Essequibo, Berbice and Linden attended the ceremony which was addressed by the Group’s Country Manager Deo Persaud who praised the recipients for continuing to work closely with the less fortunate in Guyana.
Persaud said Massy has been a silent partner in offering support of persons and organizations in need as he highlighted the work of the Group.
“This is not the only programme we do; Massy has worked with the Ministry of Education in providing schools identification and smoke few zones signs across the country as well as hosting the annual 10K run featuring the nation’s top athletes. We see the race as a contribution to the athletes so they can be better prepared for international competition,” he added.
Persaud, according to the release, said the Group has also partnered with the Ministry of National Security in erecting road safety signs countrywide with a view to promoting better use of the roads. He noted that in addition all employees have committed to providing voluntary service in the community on an annual basis.
The organisations receiving donations were: the Guyana Relief Council, Bernice Mansell Foundation, Canaan Children Home, Friends of the Needy, Deaf Association of Guyana, Kids Joy Foundation, Guyana Book Foundation, Hauraruni Children’s Home for Girls, New Amsterdam Special Needs School, New Opportunity Corp, Prabu Sharan Orphanage, Radio’s Needy Children’s Fund, Ruimveldt Children’s Aid Centre, Help and Shelter, Alternative Learning System, Step-by-Step Foundation, Dharm Shala, Uncle Eddie’s Home, East Bank Special Needs School, Young Leaders of Agricola, Bal Nivas Orphanage, St. John’s Basco Orphanage and Guyana Council of Organisations for Persons with Disability.