Books4Kids delivers thousands of book bags
Books4Kids Jamaica recently announced that 11,367 kindergarten children at 113 schools across Jamaica received a book bag during its 2016 distribution.
The initiative reached 2,775 more pre-school kindergarten children than last year, adding 23 new schools to this year's distribution list.
Sporting the slogan 'The future is bright, when you can read and write!', each child received a book bag containing a 300-page Brain Quest Workbook, a kindergarten reading book, a pack of crayons and a pencil.
There was record participation in this year's book deliveries, with more than 140 company sponsors and volunteers taking part.