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Salada Helps Jebb Memorial Basic School Stay Connected With $1.5mil Donation

KINGSTON, JAMAICA: Salada Foods Jamaica on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 distributed $1.5 million in donation to the Jebb Memorial Basic School, in a substantial effort to help teachers and students stay connected and better navigate the challenges in the transition from virtual to face-to face learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Spanish Town Road-based Basic School received 45 tablets to support students’ online learning, hand washing sink, sanitizer dispensers and three laptops for teachers to aid the learning process. Internet connectivity at the school is also included in Salada’s donation. The coffee and tea manufacturer has also committed to assist Jamaica Save the Children, the charitable organization that owns the school with the payment of salaries for the teachers at Jebb Memorial for an initial period of six months.