Miss Jamaica Contestants Brave Storm to Read with Trench Town Children

Edgar Lewis, PR & Communications
Edgar Lewis, PR & Communications

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eight of the fifteen finalists of the Miss Jamaica World 2016 pageant braved the threat of Tropical Storm Earl yesterday (August 2, 2016) and visited the Trench Town Reading Centre in South St. Andrew. The Miss Jamaica contestants read with the children and mentored them.

Miss Exclusiv Vodka Jamaica Doing a Reading Exercise with a Child at the Trench Town Reading Centre
Miss Exclusiv Vodka Jamaica Doing a Reading Exercise with a Child at the Trench Town Reading Centre

The event was facilitated through a partnership between the Miss Jamaica Beauty with a Purpose project and Shashamane Sunrise, an international charity organization which assist children with their education programmes in several countries, including Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Haiti, Trinidad and Jamaica.

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The Miss Jamaica Contestants and the Children of the Trench Town Reading Centre in South St. Andrew

 

Each child was paired with one of the contestants for their reading exercise. Special attention was paid to the pronunciation of words.

Miss Neutrogena Reading with a Child at the Trench Town Reading Centre
Miss Neutrogena Reading with a Child at the Trench Town Reading Centre

The Trench Town Reading Centre is operated by the Agency for Inner-city Renewal (AIR), which is operated by Dr. Henley Morgan.

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