Beharry Group donates $7M in food, cleaning supplies for hurricane-hit islands

A ceremonial handshake between the Director General of the Civil Defence Commission Chabilall Ramsarup (far right) and the Chairman of the Beharry Group of Companies Edward Anand Beharry at the handing over of donations for the victims of Hurricanes Irma and Maria yesterday. Also photographed are Elizabeth Alleyne (far left), Executive Director of the Private Sector Commission (PSC), and Desmond Sears, Vice-Chairman of the PSC. (Photo by Keno George)

The Beharry Group of Companies, through the Private Sector Commission (PSC), yesterday donated approximately $7 million in food and cleaning supplies to the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) to be distributed to the hurricane-ravaged territories.

The donation included 33,000 pounds of food, valued at $5 million, and 382 metric tonnes of cleaning supplies, from Sterling Products Limited, worth just under $2 million, the Company’s Chairman, Edward Anand Beharry stated during a press briefing.

Beharry said that the donation was made in direct response to a request made by the government during a meeting with the commission…..

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