Childfund Sint Maarten donates 750 school uniforms to vulnerable children. | SMN NEWS

childfunddonation05062021PHILIPSBURG:—  On Tuesday, June 1st, Dutch‐based foundation Childfund Sint Maarten hosted a ceremony at the Helmich Snijders Hillside Christian School, where the chairman, Mr. Gerrit‐Jan Greven, presented 26 schools with vouchers for school uniforms. The foundation has a mission to ensure that all children, regardless of background, can have a proper school uniform and feel a sense of belonging to a school community.

Mr. Greven comes from a police background and was stationed on the island in 2018 after Hurricane Irma had devastated the island. It was then that he realized how many families struggle financially, and that even the ...

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