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  • The Universal Service Fund (USF) has donated three desktop computers to the Golden Age Home, located in Vineyard Town, Kingston.
  • Chairman of the USF, Robert Lawrence, told JIS News that the Fund endeavours to seize opportunities such as this one, to provide assistance to facilities which cater to the total wellbeing and development of our people, especially the children and senior citizens.
  • The computers, to replace devices which stopped working, were handed over on September 1. They will be used for administrative purposes.

The Universal Service Fund (USF) has donated three desktop computers to the Golden Age Home, located in Vineyard Town, Kingston.

Chairman of the USF, Robert Lawrence, told JIS News that the Fund endeavours to seize opportunities such as this one, to provide assistance to facilities which cater to the total wellbeing and development of our people, especially the children and senior citizens.

The computers, to replace devices which stopped working, were handed over on September 1. They will be used for administrative purposes.

General Manager at the Home, Mrs. Laurette Adams-Thomas, said they are extremely grateful for the computers.

The Golden Age Home, which is the largest of its kind in the Caribbean, is home to 460 residents.

The USF, formerly the Universal Access Fund, is an agency of the Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology, with a mission of deploying broadband services and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in institutions across the island.