The Ministry of Equity, Social Justice, Empowerment, Youth Development, Sports, Culture and Local Government wishes to announce the commencement of the Roadside Caretaker Programme.
Minister for Local Government, Sen. Hon. Fortuna Belrose stated that although we are in the rainy season the caretakers programme has began, and that it provides employment for a number of families most of whom are in urgent need of income for purchasing school supplies.
“The caretakers programme began from the August 4th’2017. It is a time when we clean our roadside despite the excessive rain. The project provides employment for a number of persons. It also always local Government Authority to enhance the aesthetics of the communities around the island and allows saint Lucians to feel good again.”
The Programme will run through the months August (4th) to December (31st) 2017.The Ministry wishes to advise motorists as well as the general public to be vigilant when using the nation’s roads, during this time.