The Caledonian Group has announced that it is the biggest sponsor of the Cayman Islands Youth Development Consortium Youth Transitions After-School Programme.
Caledonian has agreed to sponsor six children as they participate in the CIYDC’s Project 365 programme.
The CIYDC is a charitable organisation whose mission is to inspire and motivate students in both academic endeavours as well as in the community.
The Project 365 programme offers asset-building, planning and creative development to support and help children develop their potential.
The initiative targets Year 6 students between the ages of nine and 11 as they are identified as being the most influential when they transition into secondary school.
“Project 365 is about giving kids a support network and providing opportunities for them to build their skill sets and develop confidence to aspire to reach new heights,” said Nicole Gordon, Caledonian’s marketing manager. “The programme wholly aligns with Caledonian’s philanthropic mission of supporting youth development through positive empowerment and we are elated to start the year off by supporting them.”
The programme will be held on weekly after-school sessions and participants will take part in homework labs, information technology zones, reading areas, arts and crafts, sports, dance and motivational sessions.
“Project 365 will help children develop traits such as leadership and teamwork that will help them develop confidence and make them less prone to being misguided during this transitional phase,” said CIYDC Coordinator Sylvia Wilks. “We are grateful for Caledonian’s sponsorship and their commitment to these children as their contribution will have a far reaching impact.”
Caledonian is actively involved in a number of local charities, educational programs and other worthwhile causes.
The company donates to several charitable organisations, particularly those that support the environment, education and the empowerment of the community.
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