CCT BVI’s community initiative, ‘CCT Cares’ has joined with The Office of Gender Affairs on March 8 at an Information Fair in observation of International Women’s Day at the New Peebles Hospital.
Commenting on CCT’s participation in this year’s Women’s Day event, Public Relations and Marketing Coordinator, Jerilee T. Hopkins explained that CCT chose to highlight the dynamic women of CCT through the publication of a pamphlet designed just for International Women’s Day and quite fitting for this year’s theme, ‘Women’s Importance in the Press for Progress’.
Domestic Violence Awareness Month may be till October but CCT BVI is not waiting until then to get in the ring to fight Domestic Violence and neither does it intend to go up against the monster alone.
The local telecommunications provider will be rallying residents of the Virgin Islands on Saturday February 24, 2018 to take a stand against the issue that has plagued countries worldwide, including the Virgin Islands.
Students and Staff at the Ebenezer Thomas Primary School in Sea Cow’s Bay are taking a step up back in the online world, thanks to CCT BVI.
The telecoms company donated a GOFASTLTE Modem with complementary internet service to the school, which had no internet access following the passage of hurricane Irma.
Principal Sybil Hodge reached out for assistance and CCT stepped up to the plate to provide aid.
CCT along with the Principal visited most of the classes and other rooms to see the extent of the damages.
Pregnant women and parents of infants are today expected to get relief from telecommunication providers CCT, which has launched a baby supplies distribution campaign.
Marketing Manager at CCT Recaldo Richardson said the initiative is a collaborative effort between themselves and the USVI Boxing Association, Westline Productions, as well as Tortola Fast Ferry.
After the passing of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, CCT suffered massive damage to the network infrastructure. Nearly all of our telecommunication towers throughout the territory were damaged beyond repair and need to be rebuilt and replaced. However, through the perseverance of our hardworking engineers we have already managed to restore coverage to Road Town and the surrounding areas using salvaged equipment. In addition, replacement equipment has already been ordered. Our engineers are working tirelessly to restore additional sites and expand our service area.
Bridging the gap between literacy and technology — Parents, caregivers, and children are encouraged to celebrate reading with CCT – earlier last month CCT partnered with the Rotaract Club of Tortola to host an Essay Competition which was won by Cedar School International. As a proud supporter of the BVI Reading Council, CCT continues its push this month on literacy awareness by visiting both public and private schools in the territory.