Unicomer Group in St. Lucia hosted its annual scholarship award ceremony for Employee’s Children on Friday, 2nd September 2022 at its Head Office in Fond Cole.
Speaking at the ceremony in Dominica, OECS Director of Sales & Country, Ms. Nicole Lum Kin reiterated the Company´s commitment to the sustainable development of the communities it serves and its long-standing efforts to through internal and external programs to assist thousands of children and young adults to realize their goals.
This year, Unicomer committed over USD $35,000 to scholarships for its employee’s children with 66 recipients across the OECS and Kelanie Antoine, Jamie Bougouneau, N’Aaymah Jno.Baptiste, Amari Abraham, Jayden Che Riviere, Ashylnn Grove and Jerlyn St. Hilaire recipients in Dominica.
Speaking at the same ceremony, OECS Human Capital Director, Mr. Bryan Rooplal shared his personal education journey outlining the impact a scholarship had on his career path. Mr. Rooplal further stated to the parents and recipients that this scholarship programme compliments the internal employee engagement initiative “The Best People Work at Unicomer” and is a clear example of the steps the organization has taken to foster a sense of community within the workplace with its employees at the centre.
The scholarship for Employee’s Children was implemented in 2016 and has been distributed to over 130 students with recipients receiving support from Kindergarten to University.
The Unicomer Group proudly stands by this initiative and will continue to support the social and academic development of its employee’s children for generations to come.