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UN partners with the Living Water Community and the EU to provide access to Education for over 600 Venezue­lan mi­grant chil­dren

A Venezuelan boy receives a tablet from officials. Photo Credit: Melissa Williams (Guardian Newspaper)

The Unit­ed Na­tions Chil­dren Fund (UNICEF) has part­nered with the Liv­ing Wa­ter Com­mu­ni­ty (LWC) to pro­vide tablets (elec­tron­ic de­vices) fund­ed by the Eu­ro­pean Union (EU) to some 600 Venezue­lan mi­grant chil­dren so they can pur­sue their ed­u­ca­tion while in Trinidad and To­ba­go.

They would be used as part of a blend­ed on­line/face-to-face in­struc­tion pro­gramme, cer­ti­fied by the Caribbean Ex­am­i­na­tion Coun­cil (CXC), called “Equal Place”.

Speak­ing at the dis­tri­b­u­tion Dr Aloys Ka­muragiye, UNICEF rep­re­sen­ta­tive for the East­ern Caribbean Area said: “This event is just a mile­stone on a longer jour­ney.”

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