Digicel is continuing its investment in sports, and on Friday, the company presented the annual Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) Summer Camp with a financial boost.
The donation was made by Digicel’s Communications Manager, Vidya Bijlall-Sanichara and Brand Ambassador Christopher Barnwell to the club’s President Alfred Mentore in the presence of the camp attendees.
Sanichara said that cricket and Digicel are synonymous and the company is honoured to be a part of the summer camp. The communications manager revealed that “our brand ambassador [Christopher Barnwell] told us that he is a part of the summer camp and that he would like us to partner with him as a way of giving back”.
She ended by saying, “Digicel being in Barnwell’s corner, we will always support cricket, DCC, the community and the youths, the youths are why we are here”.
Mentore echoed words of gratitude and thanked the company for its investment in sports and the country’s youths.
In addition, the club president explained that the camp has been in existence for nine years and usually sees a large number of its attendees going on to play for the National Youth teams.
Currently Ashmead Nedd, Qumar Torrington and Sahcin Singh, all of whom were graduates of the camp and club members, are currently in England on tour with the West Indies Under-16 team.
The summer camp operates from 09:00 hrs to 15:00 hrs on weekdays at the DCC ground in Queenstown.