Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Paymaster awards top CSEC students from PATH

Paymaster’s sponsorship, this year, covered the top female PATH recipients for 2016, 2017 and 2018 valued at $375,000.00. 

Paymaster’s sponsorship, this year, covered the top female PATH recipients for 2016, 2017 and 2018 valued at $375,000.00. 

Local payment solutions provider, Paymaster continued its support for beneficiaries of the Programme of Advancement through Health and Education (PATH) through an awards scheme, recognising the academic excellence of PATH beneficiaries at the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) level.

Paymaster’s sponsorship, this year, covered the top female PATH recipients for 2016, 2017 and 2018 valued at $375,000.00. 

Top female CSEC student, Winette Mamby of Glenmuir High School was awarded $125,000.
 
Minister of Labour and Social Security Shahine Robinson, thanked Paymaster for its contribution and continued support to the PATH programme.


Winette Mamby (centre) of Glenmuir High School is flanked by Client Relations Executive of Paymaster Avadawn Weir (left) and Head of Business Development at Paymaster, Athinia Campbell.

“I want to recognise and express gratitude to our valued and long-standing business partner, Paymaster, for supporting us through sponsorship of the CSEC Top Scholar prizes. Paymaster has demonstrated what it means to be good corporate citizens. The company’s contribution has impacted the beneficiaries who are at the heart of our efforts, and it has been deeply appreciated.”
 
Speaking to the government’s position and the outstanding performance of the recipients, Robinson said: “The Government of Jamaica is committed to the principles of PATH: uplifting beneficiaries, building resilience, transforming lives and empowering this nation. The students on the Programme are my inspiration. Their performance each year exceeds expectations.”

Paymaster’s Client Relations Executive Avadawn Weir presents Tishiana Fearon of Clarendon College with her prize.

The initiative launched in 2001, provides financial assistance for children: from birth up to secondary education completion; seniors: from 60 years and older who receive no pension; persons with disabilities; pregnant or nursing women and adults 18 to 59 years of age, living in poverty.
 
Avadawn Weir, Marketing and Client Relations Executive at Paymaster said: 
“Each year, we are amazed by the accomplishments of our scholarship winners and we hope that they go on to make a really positive impact in their communities,’ said Weir.

 “Although we already help these students to receive convenient access to their PATH benefits, it is gratifying to support them in this more direct way,” she added.
 
Paymaster has been the official cash disbursement partner for PATH beneficiaries through its network of nearly 200 locations across the island since 2014. 

Client Relations Executive of Paymaster Avadawn Weir (r) presents PATH Beneficiary, Top Female CSEC Achiever for 2016, Selena Hamilton of Rusea’s High School with an award.

for 2016 Selena Hamilton of Rusea’s High School with an award earlier this year at the Knutsford Court Hotel in Kingston. Paymaster

Over the period, the entity has provided further support through its sponsorship of the Ministry’s Top Achievers Awards Ceremony; which highlights the academic excellence of the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) and the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC).
 
The company also offers disbursement/pay-out services for other Government agencies such as the Tourism Product Development Company Limited (TPDCo) and the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) – in addition to its list of over 100 payment partners and private institutions.
 

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