MINISTER MATURINE STEWART PLEDGES SUPPORT TO ALCOHOL AVOIDANCE PROGRAMME AT SCHOOLS
Written by Deanna Isaac on May 11, 2018
A proactive approach has been taken to help curb the issue of underage drinking in Grenada.
Recently launched on the mainland Grenada, the Ask. Listen.Learn- Alcohol Avoidance Programme is now being introduced to the six primary schools in Carriacou and Petite Martinique.
Handing over the laptops and resource materials for the programme was Minister for Carriacou and Petite Martinique Affairs & Local Government Hon. Kindra Maturine-Stewart.
Maturine-Stewart says she stands ready to support any programme that will rid the country of the scourge of alcohol abuse; especially when it affects the future of the nation.
Health and Family Life Curriculum Development Officer, Hermione Baptiste says that the programme — which is activity-oriented is receiving regional and international support.
Permanent Secretary Rholda Quamina was also present at the event.