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EHRLC kids get Digicel’s 1st batch of gifts

Happy with his gift he played some notes for Digicel’s Marketing Public Relations Executive, Digicel (BVI) Limited, Jasmine A. Perez to say 'thank you Digicel'. Photo: VINO
Though visually impaired no one could have doubted his ability to say what his gift was even before he opened it. Photo: VINO
Though visually impaired no one could have doubted his ability to say what his gift was even before he opened it. Photo: VINO
'Nobody is to lay a finger on my guitar!' Photo: VINO
'Nobody is to lay a finger on my guitar!' Photo: VINO
Big or small I love my gift. Photo: VINO
Big or small I love my gift. Photo: VINO
Happy with their musical instruments from Digicel BVI. Photo: VINO
Happy with their musical instruments from Digicel BVI. Photo: VINO
Perez helping to distribute the gifts. Photo: VINO
Perez helping to distribute the gifts. Photo: VINO
Some of the students awaiting their gifts. Photo: VINO
Some of the students awaiting their gifts. Photo: VINO
Digicel's Perez passing out gifts. Photo: VINO
Digicel's Perez passing out gifts. Photo: VINO
Scene from the treat to the students of the Eslyn Henley Richiez learning centre from Digicel BVI. Photo: VINO
Scene from the treat to the students of the Eslyn Henley Richiez learning centre from Digicel BVI. Photo: VINO
Scene from the treat to the students of the Eslyn Henley Richiez learning centre from Digicel BVI. Photo: VINO
Scene from the treat to the students of the Eslyn Henley Richiez learning centre from Digicel BVI. Photo: VINO
Happiness all around as gifts are opened. Photo: VINO
Happiness all around as gifts are opened. Photo: VINO
Scene from the treat to the students of the Eslyn Henley Richiez learning centre from Digicel BVI. Photo: VINO
Scene from the treat to the students of the Eslyn Henley Richiez learning centre from Digicel BVI. Photo: VINO
Scene from the treat to the students of the Eslyn Henley Richiez learning centre from Digicel BVI. Photo: VINO
Scene from the treat to the students of the Eslyn Henley Richiez learning centre from Digicel BVI. Photo: VINO
Scene from the treat to the students of the Eslyn Henley Richiez learning centre from Digicel BVI. Photo: VINO
Scene from the treat to the students of the Eslyn Henley Richiez learning centre from Digicel BVI. Photo: VINO
Opening his gift. Photo: VINO
Opening his gift. Photo: VINO
Scene from the treat to the students of the Eslyn Henley Richiez learning centre from Digicel BVI. Photo: VINO
Scene from the treat to the students of the Eslyn Henley Richiez learning centre from Digicel BVI. Photo: VINO
This young lad trying out his musical instruments. Photo: VINO
This young lad trying out his musical instruments. Photo: VINO
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - They may not be like average persons doing certain things in the most usual of ways but one thing is for sure; their ability to show love and appreciation surpasses what many might consider normal and Digicel BVI got a taste of that quality from the children of the Eslyn Henley Richiez Learning Centre (EHRLC).

Yesterday November 20, 2014, Digicel’s Marketing Public Relations Executive, Digicel (BVI) Limited Jasmine A. Perez was back on the road rolling out their Christmas cheers as the season gets underway the students of the Eslyn Henley Richiez Learning Centre were the first set of kids in the Territory to have their Digicel wrapped gifts ahead of December 24 when gifts are most times opened.

This news site was on the spot to witness what is always a pleasure: to share in the smile of a child especially those who are challenged in varied ways. There were gifts of all sizes and shapes and as children would always be some were bent on ensuring that they were the recipient the bigger wrapped gifts.

But at the end it didn’t matter the size, as the countdown to zero was given for them to unwrap their gift size was no issue but because they quickly learnt that big gifts do sometimes come wrapped in small packages. With the exception of one, everyone was happy with their gift and all immediately got down to playing their devises.

“I want a big one,” said one boy, “Next year we’ll be sure that you get a big one ok,” responded Ms Perez and with that assurance her cheeks got a taste of his lips with a kiss saying, “Thank You.”

Among the students was one young man who was visually impaired and his gift of being able to identify things without physically seeing it came into play. Even before he opened his neatly wrapped gift he passed his fingers from one end to the other of the box and accurately said, “Key Board, Key Board.” And right he was.

According to Ms. Perez, with the support of Tree of Hands and Family Support Network, the Children of Sister Island of Anegada can look out for their treat as well.

 

9 Responses to “EHRLC kids get Digicel’s 1st batch of gifts”

  • cay (21/11/2014, 14:40) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Good going degicel
  • bigger better network (21/11/2014, 14:57) Like (25) Dislike (0) Reply
    Thanks for rembering the children that are sometimes branded and considered outcasts.... Very good job... Their faces reflect how happy and appreciative they are of receiving those gifts. God bless you Jasmine and the Digicel staff.... Always giving back..
  • great (21/11/2014, 15:40) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    This is so nice, these are wonderful children and they deserve this and more.
  • Eureka (21/11/2014, 15:47) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Great work by digicel They give back so much too our country
  • Satisfied Customer (21/11/2014, 16:47) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Digicel is one company I know that always gives back to the community whether it be in the form of a vehicle or financial donation. Keep up the good work !
  • Good Going (21/11/2014, 16:51) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    With this I say "Season Greetings". Thumbs up to Digicel. With all of the musical instruments I guess the kids would have an addition to their annual Christmas program. Will we be seeing the EHRLC Band? take that as a challenge music teachers.
  • @@××÷ (21/11/2014, 17:42) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
    Next where is ctt?


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