Policies introduced by St Kitts and Nevis Labour Party to promote well-being of children. Picture Credits: Fb accounts

Policies introduced by St Kitts and Nevis Labour Party to promote well-being of children

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Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis: The St Kitts and Nevis labour party has always remained committed towards promoting the enhanced well-being of the children. For the same, Prime Minister, Dr. Terrance Drew has introduced several policies with a vision to safeguard children and foster their educational facilities and talent.

Recently, PM Terrance Drew took to his social media account and pledged to create an atmosphere that is best for the children of the island nation. He made a promise to all the children that he will make all the possible efforts in order to provide them with the best amenities and facilities.

Picture Credits: Fb accounts
Picture Credits: Fb accounts

“As we commemorate the beginning of Child Month, this Labour administration pledges to create an environment that is best for our children,” noted Dr. Terrance Drew.

He called these children the future of St. Kitts and Nevis and stated that it is necessary to address all the problems they face with a vision that these young and intelligent minds could elevate the island nation to greater heights.

Moreover, PM Drew also emphasized the number of significant policies introduced by the St Kitts and Nevis Labour Party. The policies include the one-to-one laptop program, which was introduced with the motive of strengthening computer literacy in schools and institutions. The administration also focused on providing access to technology to students so that they can educate themselves and are not left behind for any reason.

Another policy which was commenced by the administration was free college, it was introduced to enhance the development of children and remove all the obstacles in their path of success. The free college programme was initiated in the 2022-23 academic year when the students of Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College were given free tuition as a part of their initiative.

Picture Credits: Fb accounts
Picture Credits: Fb accounts

The increased pre-school subvention for all children was also introduced in order to provide them financial assistance for their further education. Moreover, the Children’s Medical Fund has come out to be a greatest policy introduced by the labour party with a vision to provide medical fund assistance for the betterment of the children.

Dr Terrance Drew led administration also implemented the children’s savings and financial literacy program under which each child will receive $1000-$500 in savings and $500 in shares. This programme is due to commence September 2024.

While shedding light on these initiatives undertaken by the government, PM Terrance Drew stated that this labour administration is serious about the wellbeing of all their children. He further asserted that this is arguably among the best set of policies introduced by the government for children’s well-being anywhere in the world.