The Massy Foundation supports various NGOs across Trinidad & Tobago
through the disbursement of annual grants. These grants are intended to
offset some of the administrative costs associated with running the operations
of the NGOs we support.
“What a lot
of people don’t know is that we’re not just about giving out charity but we’re
involved in a number of long term programmes as well.” So says head of the
Salvation Army Major Emmanuel Supre, while commenting on the NGO’s
multi-faceted work and deep rooted history in Trinidad and Tobago.
Henry Street Port of Spain, The Salvation Army has been serving the people of
Trinidad and Tobago for more than one hundred and fifteen years. As Major Supre sees it, “we’ve been around
for a very long time and we work really hard to assist persons from all walks
Salvation Army was established to help the most disadvantaged and affected
citizens. Some of the services include homes for senior citizens, kindergarten
schools, a feeding programme for the homeless and a disaster relief programme.
The NGO also provides counselling for persons living with HIV/AIDS and victims
of domestic abuse and has developed programmes to assist with youth
Major Supre’s stint will end in three years, he is determined to make a big
difference while in office. “I have a mandate to fulfill and even though I
won’t be here for a long time, I am committed to saving the lives of as many
people as possible.”
For the last nine years the Massy Foundation has provided annual grants
in support of the NGOs work.