One hundred and eighty-three persons were welcomed into the 2019 Volunteer Corps during an orientation and training session held at the Conference Room of the Department of Agricultural on Friday, February 08.The Corps was introduced in 2018 by the Department of Youth Empowerment. One hundred and forty-one of the volunteers are tertiary school students who receive grant funding via the Supporting Advancement of Further Education.
Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture, Tom Buchanan, addressed the volunteers and congratulated them for their willingness to serve others. He described volunteerism as an expression of patriotism and encouraged the members to be agents of change in a time.
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