Second cheque Presentation Ceremony

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A 2nd Cheque Presentation Ceremony was held on 23 September 2010. The ceremony was held in the presence of Hon. Tassarajen Pillay Chedumbrum, Minister of Information and Communication Technology; the Chairman of Mauritius Telecom; the Chairman of Mauritius Telecom Foundation, Mr Sarat Dutt Lallah; the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology and Members of the Strategic Executive Committee of Mauritius Telecom. Guests from other institutions and NGOs, as well as the press, were also present

Cheques / Letters of Intent were presented for the following projects:

1. Alleviation of Absolute Poverty Programme in Rodrigues through Letter of Intent to National Empowerment Foundation (Rodrigues) - Rs 5,000,000

2. Provision of a Cyber Caravan to the National Computer Board – Rs 6,000,000

3. Support to the ‘Gonzague Pierre Louis Special Learning Centre’ and ‘Care-Co’ (Rodrigues) - Rs 500,000

4. Provision of 200 Net-PCs to E-Inclusion Foundation- Rs 934,000

5. Set up of a full-fledged Training Centre at Baden Powell House Trianon for the Mauritius Scout Association – Rs 1,300,000

6. Support to the Thalassemia Society- Rs 100,000

7. Provision of a daily balanced meal to school children of Dubreuil Ex- Squatters by Arya Sabha Mauritius over a period of 6 months – Rs 220,000

8. Further support to Training of Youth of 14-15 years old by ‘Fondation pour la Formation au Football’ – Rs 1, 500,000