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PACE receives $5k donation on International Women’s Day
By Chantal Horton
Mar 8, 2021 - 11:03:25 PM

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(l to r) DeAndrea Lewis, Vice President, Life Operations, Colina chats with Patrice Miller, Principal, PACE. Colina donated $5K towards the purchase of books for the young mothers and supplies for their infants on International Women’s Day.

Nassau, The Bahamas – Providing Access to Continued Education (PACE) received a five thousand dollars’ ($5K) donation from Colina Insurance Limited (Colina) in commemoration of International Women’s Day.

“Life does not always go as planned but we must choose to challenge, as inspired by this year’s theme for International Women’s Day,” said Maxine Seymour, Director, Corporate Communications, Colina.  “Colina is proud to assist PACE in its endeavour to empower young mothers; we are committed to our community, with a special focus on health, wellbeing, education and music.”  

Colina’s $5k contribution will be used to purchase books for the young mothers and supplies for their infants.

“Without corporate sponsors, our girls would surely be disenfranchised. Your help and support have enabled us to meet our goals,” said Patrice Miller, Acting Principal, PACE. “One of our overarching goals is to help our students be better in academics, be the moms that they desire to be and to be all that God has called them to be.”

There are currently twenty-five (25) students enrolled at PACE.

About Providing Access to Continued Education (PACE)

PACE School is governed by the PACE Foundation, which is a non-profit entity established in 2004. The PACE Foundation engages both private and public sectors towards initiatives concerning the overall operation of the school and its opportunities for students. PACE School was founded in 1969 by Mrs. Andrea Archer to assist new and existing teen moms whom had difficulties completing school. Since its opening, the school has been effective in providing support services to young mothers pre and post pregnancy.

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