Sandals Foundation growing in the region
MONTEGO BAY, St James – President of the Sandals Foundation and CEO of Sandals Resorts, Adam Stewart says he is confident that the Foundation will be one of the three largest in the Caribbean before 2020.
“We believe our foundation will be in the top three largest in the Caribbean within the next three years,” a confident Stewart said.
Sandals Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Sandals Resort, which was founded in March 18, 2009, has since then sourced US$17 million in cash and kind, which has been contributed to over 300 charity programmes in nine Caribbean destinations.
“We have been able to bring in US$5million in cash and an additional US$12milion in kind. We have successfully implemented and are running over 300 programmes across the Caribbean,” Stewart informed.
“Apart from the charity organisations, the Sandals Foundation supports 55 schools in the Caribbean, has awarded 136 scholarships, provided training for 946 teachers, constructed 63 computer labs and brought health care to over 155 000 people,” the president said. (Observer)