Youth Learn to Build Future Through Cooperatives


The Department of Cooperative Development of the Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources launched CO-OP 2019 National Youth Forum Friday, March 22, at All Saints on Calvary Hill Church Hall, Joan’s Heights, under the theme “Building Your Future Through Cooperatives.”  New Providence and Family Island students across the country who are co-operative members at their schools participated.  Each cooperative has raised funds, thereby exhibiting to the students how the cooperative works and developing and holding their interest.  Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources, the Hon. Michael Pintard addressed the student cooperative members at the opening. 

Minister Pintard is shown presenting Elshavna Gibson, Grade 11 student of Central Eleuthera High School, with a prize as winner of the Essay Competition.  Also pictured during presentation are from left, PS Phedra Rahming, Hilton Bowleg, Henry Campbell and Cheryl Bowe Moss.

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