Southern communities get beautified on Community Day of Service

Workbeing done in Scotts Head
Work being done in Scotts Head

Residents from the communities of Scottshead, Soufriere, Gallion and Pointe Michel all joined hands in various activities to clean up and beautify their communities on Community Day of Service on Wednesday.

The projects in the communities were all dubbed a success.

“This year has been successful since more people turned out compared to last year and there were a lot more projects going on this year as well,” Assistant youth Officer for Roseau South, Malissa Jno Lewis, told Dominica News Online on Thursday. “A lot of people turned out to support the event, especially the young people and the Parliamentary Representative Ian Pinard.”

According to her, the St Mark’s Development Committee, together with the Village Council in Scottshead, got the Scottshead Labour Youth Organization (LYO) and the rounders group from the community, the Matadors, to do a beach cleanup at Caribantie (an area in Scottshead).

“They did a beach cleanup and they planted flowers in tires,” she said.

Jno Lewis stated further that three different projects were undertaken in the Soufriere community.

“I gathered the young people at the bay side, we cleaned the beach area,” she stated. “The next project was at a place called Source in Soufriere where the young men were helping to unblock the drain in that area.”

She said this was done in order to prevent mosquitoes from breeding, to keep the area clean and have a free flow of water.

“The last project was at the Soufriere Primary School organized by members of the St Mark’s Catholic Youth Group… they cleaned up around the school surroundings and then they painted multiplication tables,” Jno Baptiste explained.

Members of the communities of Gallion and Pointe Michel also organized a beautification project where they cleaned the area and planted flowers in tires.

Jno Lewis thanked all the people who participated in the projects, especially the young people, the village council and Pinard for their hard work during the activities.

In Pointe Michel

In Soufriere

In Scotts Head

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9 Comments

  1. Lord have mercy
    November 6, 2015

    Woman get yr facts straight eh matadors wasn’t in all u labour story and beach clean up as I was told

  2. Catholic Youth
    November 6, 2015

    The young persons painting the multiplication tables on the school is the St. Mark’s Catholic Youth group. Absolutely nothing to do with labor. GET IT RIGHT! Kudos to them, keep it up!!!

  3. Oh boy
    November 6, 2015

    Don’t lie….some got paid….

  4. November 6, 2015

    Labour ka Twavay!!! I am Labour…are you????

  5. The Real Facts
    November 5, 2015

    Excellent clean-up for love of community. Cooperation goes a long way. Note what love and cooperation could do. Keep it up.
    Never mind which Party you support. Do not make an issue out of it. Human beings possess their individual character and personally traits and hardly ever agree on a topic. Be free to agree and disagree amicably without harming others, be it verbally.
    Keep in mind that it is one country, Dominica, your Nation What affects it will affect nationals. Everyone must strive to get along for their own benefit.
    United we stand. Divided we fall.
    God’s love, harmony, peace and unity!

  6. dissident
    November 5, 2015

    Labor youth organization says it all!
    De parl rep is minister of works! Go figure eh.
    I see red shirts representing
    I heard we were planting trees and flowers

  7. dominican to the core
    November 5, 2015

    Where are pte Michel pictures at?

  8. goodwill
    November 5, 2015

    Good work. But please remember to take care of the flowers throughout the year (water, weeding etc)) so that they do not die off and the same project has to be done all over again next year!

  9. island girl
    November 5, 2015

    Love of country ,One way to help move the country foward

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