St Kitts and Nevis govt to reduce student loans by 5 percent
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Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis: Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis – Dr Terrance Drew, has recently shared ‘great news’ for the students of the Caribbean Island. According to the latest post shared by the Prime Minister, he informed the children studying in the country will get a 5 per cent decrease in the loan amount, which will assist them in gathering world-class knowledge and information.

Prime Minister took it to social media and informed the general public about this news. The post read, “Greetings! More good news for students. Student loans are to be reduced to 5 per cent. We are ensuring that our students are supported as much as possible.”

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St Kitts and Nevis government has been putting efforts and implementing various initiatives to advance the education sector. All these initiatives have been lauded by the citizens and residents of the twin-island nation. One of the users took the comment section and stated, “Good day, PM. Good job. You and your team are moving smartly. Keep it that way. Praise God for you all, and may God continue to bless the work of the hands.”

Another wrote, “Education and healthcare for a stronger nation,” and the third comment read, “Better with Labour, Job well done, Hon. Dr Terrance Drew.”

Additionally, in collaboration with the government of St Kitts and Nevis, the Education Ministry will develop an Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) framework for the educational sector. To turn this a reality, UNESCO granted financial assistance of USD 90,000. As per the update, the funding will be provided via the Japan-fund-in-trust for allocation to St. Kitts and Nevis to complete this project.

The government informed that St Kitts and Nevis is one of the two Small Island Developing States (SIDS) which has been selected for UNESCO technical assistance in the context of ESD for 2030. Both countries have been identified as potential champions in the quest to adopt education for sustainable development.