Photo: SOJ/UNICEF $12m deal


Photo: SOJ/UNICEF $12m deal

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

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UNICEF Jamaica representative Vicente Teran (second left) signs a document as Special Olympics Jamaica (SOJ) Executive Director Coleridge “Roy” Howell (left), SOJ athlete Ajorni Simpson (right) and Special Olympics Caribbean Initiative Director Lorna Bell look on during a press conference at UNICEF Jamaica's headquarters in New Kingston on October 31. UNICEF signed a $12-million partnership with SOJ to support healthy athletes screening across Jamaica and to develop the unified sports programme in all 14 parishes. UNICEF is a long-time partner of SOJ and has provided unwavering support for people with intellectual disabilities through its commitment to healthy athletes screening and unified sports. UNICEF has backed Jamaica's successful campaigns at various global Special Olympics events.

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