The Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica, Dr Roosevelt Skerrit, recently took to his social media account to extend his greetings to the people of Dominica on International Women’s Day. He expressed his pride in the achievements that the women of Dominica have managed to achieve in the tenure of their respective careers.
He shared a social media post to commemorate International Women’s Day. He wrote: We celebrate your grace and intelligence. He thanked them for their strength and resilience and for their work in their respective fields to uplift and uphold our society.
Dr Skerrit expressed that it was a pleasure to celebrate International Women’s Day with our women who continue to excel in their various fields of endeavour. He informed the people of Dominica that the government honoured women who care for the society’s most vulnerable population- our elderly, children, youth-at-risk and the differently abled.
Dr Roosevelt Skerrit asserted that the government treasures their service to our people and country and wishes you God’s continued blessings. Accordingly, Prime Minister Skerrit congratulated the women who have contributed to the care of the most vulnerable persons in society. The names of the women involved in taking care of the people who were honoured for their contributions are:
Jenny Honore- Managing Director- Chances
Marie Therese Junkere- Owner- Premium Home and Residential Care Services.
Clannis Jno-Baptiste-Director-Dominica Infirmary
Janillia Royer- Manager, New Age Residential Care Home
Agnes Joseph- House of Hope
Nathalie Sampson- Mahaut Senior Citizens Home
Joea Patrick- Northern District Home for the Aged
Angela Dewhurst- Grotto Home for the Homeless
Wilma Esprit- Founder- AGAPE Home
Antonia Yankey- Owner, Radical Faith Home Care.
Several members of the Cabinet of the Commonwealth of Dominica were present at the ceremony held in honour of the women of the Commonwealth of Dominica. Dr Roosevelt Skerrit shared several images of the honouring ceremony. He posed with many recipients of the award ceremony. Several social media users also took the initiative to applaud and congratulate the women who received the certificates of honour and acknowledgement.