Billionaire and philanthropist, Ambassador Calvin Ayre is making a substantial donation to the University of the West Indies Five Islands Campus to provide scholarships for as many as 200-students.
The ceremony, to formally launch the project, was held at the campus on Tuesday afternoon, where Prime Minister Gaston Browne and officials of the University expressed their deep appreciation and thanks to Ambassador Ayre, for his generosity and commitment to the people of Antigua and Barbuda.
The prime minister delivered the feature address at the launch of the University of the West Indies Five Islands Campus and the Calvin Ayre Foundation 75 Financial Care Project, which offers over 200 scholarships to students of the campus over a two-year period.
The project is valued at EC $540,000.00.
The agreement for the project was signed by Ambassador Calvin Ayre of the Calvin Ayre Foundation and Professor Densil A. Williams Pro-Vice Chancellor and Campus Principal of the UWI Five Islands Campus.
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Wonderful news 👏
Yes another generous contribution to the people of Antigua and Barbuda from a foreigner who has made Antigua his home. Yes many like to bash this man for being a foreigner in this land having several business ventures. I wish one day our own people who have done well and are financially well off will do similar things.
DEAD DARG PICK-UP-CORN PRINGLE can foot his own university bill, but remedial courses first!!!
Another great educational opportunity for 200 students over 2 years. What a wonderful and welcoming gesture by Mr Calvin Ayre.
More critical thinkers incoming soon … 👨🎓👩🎓
Thanks to the vision of our great leader, Gaston Alphonso Browne, more of our youth will be able to stay right here at home and receive tertiary education.
Quote by Confucius “If your plan is for ten years plant trees. If your plan is for one hundred years educate children. ”
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