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$4m boost for CDA’s Independent Living Programme

Published:Saturday | February 15, 2014 | 10:06 AM

The Child Development Agency’s (CDA) Independent Living Programme has received another boost with a $4 million donation from the British High Commission.

The funds are to assist with the renovation of a cottage at the Homestead Residential Child Care Facility into a transition home for girls preparing to leave state care.

A portion of the funds is also to support the equipping of a computer lab, the home economics area and recreational room at the child-care facility.

The cheque was handed over to Acting Chief Executive Officer of the CD

A Rosalee Gage-Grey by the British High Commissioner David Fitton at a recent ceremony at the facility.

The restoration of the cottage is a project of the Rotary Club of St Andrew, whose members participated in a demolition of sections of the old building in preparation for work to begin.


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