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Portia's foundation steps up

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2015 | 11:00 AM
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller (centre) flanked by Mckoy McNeish (right) a first-year student at UWI doing medicine who is is a ward of the state and Deandra Morrison, who is a first-year student at CARIMAC, after it was announced last Saturday that the Portia Simpson Miller Foundation will pay their tuition.

A ward of the State who is studying medicine and a young lady who wants to enter journalism were among several young Jamaicans offered millions of dollars in financial assistance last Saturday, as the Portia Simpson Miller Foundation staged its annual awards function.