Shaheed Girls Orphanage rebuilt

Minister of Social Protection Amna Ally (centre) is assisted by former Attorney General Anil Nandlall (left) in cutting the ceremonial ribbon declaring the home open.

Six months after a fire destroyed the Shaheed Girls Orphanage at Oleander Gardens, East Coast Demerara, a spanking new building was commissioned yesterday.

The simple opening ceremony saw the attendance of Minister of Social Protection Amna Ally, former Attorney General Anil Nandlall, and Mayor of Georgetown Ubraj Narine, among others.

During the ceremony, Treasurer and Chief Executive Officer of the orphanage, Raheema Rahaman, said the reconstruction process was challenging at the start but with the support of Nandlall and others, they were able to complete the construction. Rahaman recounted that as she worked to get past obstacles faced, she solicited Nandlall’s help…..

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