MONTEGO BAY — More than 200 students and teachers of the Falmouth Infant School in Trelawny are benefiting from more reliable water supply.
On Saturday (November 19), members of the Rotaract Club of Falmouth, with assistance from plumbers from the community, installed a 650-gallon water tank at the school located on Pitt Street.
Club President, Jermane Stewart, told JIS News that the donation of the tank will address the lack of adequate water supply at the school, when there are unscheduled lock-offs.
He informed that the school administrators and health inspectors had also expressed the urgent need for additional water storage capacity.
“The Rotaract Club of Falmouth became knowledgeable of the challenge facing the school community and decided to take this on as a project to assist the school, which is playing a vital role in educating and preparing these young minds to be leaders of tomorrow. This project falls within the club’s vision of embracing humanity, inspiring hearts and changing lives,” he said.
Vice Principal of the Falmouth Infant School, Gloria Knowles, expressed gratitude to the Rotaract Club of Falmouth for the gift.
“On behalf of the Principal of the Falmouth Infant School, Mona Hennis, I would like to express our deep appreciation to the club for this water tank, which couldn’t have come at a better time. Thanks to you all for your kind gesture”, Mrs. Knowles said.
By Glenis Rose, JIS Reporter